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A new Agreement of the People for 2012
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In 1647, during the English Revolution, the Levellers set out an Agreement of the People because relations between the people, parliament and the monarchy had broken down (see the attached paper at…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by joe taylor Nov 1, 2012.

 

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Where do you live
Wales
What brings you to NatCAN?
I'm involved in A World to Win, the Dryslwyn Community Shop, Transition Town Llandeilo and a group working to take over and run the long defunct Provision Market Hall, to provide vital services to the community.

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Trump: from democracy to tyranny

So, Donald Trump is now President of the United States of America, and its Commander-in-Chief.

In his inaugural speech, Trump made no reference to his party, Congress, or any other means by which he expects to accomplish the sweeping change he…

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Posted on January 25, 2017 at 16:00

From democracy to tyranny

So, Donald Trump is now President of the United States of America, and its Commander-in-Chief.

In his inaugural speech, Trump made no reference to his party, Congress, or any other means by which he expects to accomplish the sweeping change he promised. Instead, he once again promised that he personally will deliver a national restoration: “I will fight for you with every breath in my body – and I will never, ever let you down,” he said. “America will…

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Posted on January 21, 2017 at 12:30

Hammond fiddles while the economy burns up

We had to wait for elder statesman Ken Clarke in questions from MPs to introduce, ever so gently, a reference to the threat of recession. It was the first and last time even a hint of reality entered the proceedings of the chancellor’s autumn statement.

Beyond the borders of the UK, however, and beyond the influence of the Tory government, the global economy is riven with crises of unprecedented proportions. Their consequences are being felt everywhere…

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Posted on November 24, 2016 at 9:50

Only a struggle for democratic power can defeat Trump and the system

Under 30 years ago, the US philosopher Francis Fukuyama announced that  political history would end by showing, as the Cold War finished, that constitutional, representative democracy and capitalism like America’s would prove the only viable system for the modern age.

This week a right-wing led insurgency against the very same political and economic system propelled maverick billionaire…

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Posted on November 11, 2016 at 20:25

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