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Slovenia: Pro-family group submits constitutional complaint to overturn ban on referendum

As the saga on same-sex “marriage” continues, democracy and rule of law are put to a test in Slovenia. Already back in 2012 the attempt by a left-leaning political class to introduce same-sex “marriages” into the country’s statute books was overturned by a popular referendum. 462 more words

Marriage

Let wisdom prevail as opposing sides meet on Hong Kong's electoral reform

South China Morning Post Editorial

Neither Beijing nor the pan-democrats are willing to make compromises at this stage.

The saying, “A week is a long time in politics”, suggests a lot can happen within a short period of time in the political world. 434 more words

Gratitude Project Day 9

Consistency – Over a year ago I started blogging what I was grateful for. For reason I don’t fully understand, I stopped at day 8 of 30. 420 more words

Democracy - Politics - Economics : Poetry

ECONOMICS

If other things remaining the same,

Development is possible.

Meaning – if it is raining,

Drinking water is possible

But, a baby born today… 56 more words

Poetry

Right now, is left wrong and right right?

Matthew Taylor on the left:

The nature of power is shifting yet social democratic organisations continue too often to exemplify a model of hierarchical bureaucracy, tending to see power as a zero-sum quantity won or lost internally in factional battles and externally in elections.

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Politics

India’s MPs demand fee rise! A tale of brown ‘sahibs’ and their brown ‘subjects’

‘…When the hot weather set in at the end of March, the governor-general and his officials departed Delhi with their families, servants and baggage … thousands of cases of canned dainties, French wine and Scotch whiskey, and all the official files, lugged up the mountains on the backs of thousands of coolies…’

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Mass Movements

Idox Elections: delivering modern democracy

by Stacey Dingwall

It was impossible to avoid: the UK held a General Election on 7 May 2015. Voting aside, the election experience was somewhat different for myself and a team of colleagues from across the company. 698 more words

Government And Politics