Britain’s populist conservative leader Boris Johnson’s parliamentary prorogation move over Brexit basically undermines the country’s unparalleled democracy.
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Extinction Rebellion Wants a Mass Psychedelic Protest. Bad Idea.
This wildly self-indulgent psychedelic protest is the new nadir from Extinction Rebellion. The climate crisis is real – stunts like this can only damage the acceptance of psychedelic medicine as well as the climate crisis.
Does Unconstitutional Exist With No Fully Written Constitution?
The UK’s democracy as a whole is being held in the balance and has also been tainted, mostly down to Brexit. Yet even after Brexit, even if the UK ends up remaining in the EU, our democracy is not magically fixed.
On Election Security
While the current United States administration focuses on the border crisis, the threat to our election security is largely ignored. A Republican majority Senate has blocked two election security efforts.
The English Psycho and Brexit: A Psychological Profile
It is a psychological fact that in chaotic times people frequently allow narcissists and psychopaths to rise to the top of organizations, often faster than they do normally. Clinically, Trump and Boris Johnson tick nearly all the boxes.
The Sources Of British Democracy Are Being Poisoned
In the continuing mess that is Brexit, some very foul smells are arising from the pile of awfulness that it is. To date, there is no solid agreement on what to do and which direction to go in.
This is the entire facade has taken a lot of the joy that living in the UK normally gives and as a result I’m even more annoyed that my automatic right to a Danish passport ended when I was 22.
A Democratic Monarchy Or An Ancient Unnecessary Institution?
The UK is not unique in having a Monarchy but its history and function does have a degree of uniqueness about it, certainly within Europe. Its function, compilation and place within British society and culture has changed over the years.
Will Soccer Fans Warm To Blockchain Voting?
What is blockchain technology for? OK, at this point, I realize that many of you will already have come up with a number of compelling use cases.
Julian Assange Is Gone! What Has He Done?
Julian has been arrested for reporting war crimes, while the criminals walk free. This is an outrage. Our democracy is upside down. We can’t allow our nation to continue down this path.