Posts Tagged: Europe

When Democracy Delivers the Abyss, We Need More Democracy

‘We must respect the democratic will of the people.’ So said Chancellor George Osborne this morning, after just shy of 52% of the 72% of the British population voted to leave the EU. A vote was held, the results were counted, and the fundamental principle of democracy requires that we respect the decision. But what

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Brexit: We’ve Had It Good for Centuries; Now It’s Time to Pay

This Isn’t About Europe, It’s About Squabbling Tories As the debate on whether Britain should leave the EU comes to a head (and a rather ugly, festering one at that) I wanted to weigh in with a few thoughts on why I think it is absolutely right for Britain to remain, and why it would

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European Elections – Lobby for Peace in Israel/Palestine

Following a recent visit to Israel and Palestine to meet peacemakers from all sides and faiths, I was struck by just how important Europe is to the situation. Yes, the US has a major role in brokering peace, especially given their high levels of support of all kinds for Israel, and yes the other Middle

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