I want to write from the viewpoint of those who voted for Brexit. In reality, I should go out and interview some people, but for the moment I’m merely going to imagine how they feel. My wife, who by now is probably sick of me opposing Brexit, suggested that people voted Brexit because they might… Read More »
Today’s story is about Trump, but to clarify where my politics stand, you could save some time by rereading the Liberal Democrat manifesto. Its policies are balanced left and right. The Left is dead and too far left, the Right is clearly wrong, and they have been in power in this country for far too… Read More »
We visited the Imperial War Museum this week and in particular the Holocaust memorial exhibition. I was exhausted and speechless afterwards. I found it even harder hitting than Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. There seems to be even more material, quotes, philosophy of the Nazi state, about the ghettos, the final solution and the officers involved.… Read More »
Standards are important because they level the European single market and enable individual companies to sell to 27 countries. Governments develop standards First of all, governments agree on fundamental standards and by doing so they set the playing field for companies to trade. Then businesses come in and develop their products based on these.
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 »
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.