Monthly Archives: December 2018

The definitive text on brexit

I want to write the definitive text on Brexit that would convince the other half of the electorate why we should be in the EU. The one great banger that would resolve everything, convince everyone, reverse this awful decision and take us back to the productive era before we were spending our time and energy… Read More »

A call for centrist democratic politics

I don’t like the names of the current political parties in the UK: Liberal implies that anything goes. It allows the right to claim the moral high ground on law and order, although the rule of law is an essential component of democracy and order an essential ingredient of civilised society.

Proportional representation

Proportional Representation (PR) is more democratic than the first-past-the-post system. Let’s say three candidates are standing in your area, Liberal, Conservative and Labour. Only one candidate can win. However, if 30% of the population vote for the Liberal candidate, that 30% will be effectively unrepresented.