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Still detained, law ignored

Prachatai reports that what PPT calls the torture of lese majeste “suspects” continues unabated and is being applied to human rights lawyer Prawet Praphanukul.

For the sixth time, the Criminal Court has “refused to release a human rights lawyer facing up to 50 years in prison for royal defamation and sedition.” … 241 more words

Harry Windsor, Contestability and the Problem of ‘Doing Good’

If the Windsors were quoted on the stock market then the past few weeks would have been what the analysts might term a ‘rollercoater’  Firstly Elizabeth Windsor visits the site of the Grenfell Tower disaster and the… 568 more words

Does the monarchy unite or divide us?

A society can be divided when it cannot decide collectively on the direction it wants to go. Within the UK, Northern Ireland has been one of the more divisive regions, with divisions being formed along religious, political, monarchism/republicanism and community lines. 332 more words

Monarchy

Treasonous Thinking

I am about to break the law.

Not just some lowdown petty crime either, a very serious crime that’s treated worse than murder. This crime has been punishable in the past by the criminal being hung drawn and quartered. 364 more words

UK Politics

Prix de Moralité: The Inculcation of Young French Citizens

By Julia M. Gossard

On the 19th of May 1798, Citizen Champagne, the director of the French National Institute of Equality, awarded eighteen students with… 1,426 more words

French Revolution

Trump, supremacism and political extremism

“As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Whatever differs from this, to the extent of the difference, is no democracy.”– Abraham Lincoln… 1,583 more words

Statesmanship

American Unification Action: Commentary on Republican Renaissance

‘Cultured-Thug’ criticizes Identitarian politics; and from his individual opinion as an advocate for fascism, on the need for pro-active and cohesive action toward American unity. 1,144 more words

Theosophy