Archive for March 13th, 2019

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One Reason for Slumping Confidence in Representative Democracy

March 13, 2019

The impact of laws on people vary, and some have such sweeping consequences that they ought to meet a higher standard of acceptance before getting adopted. It’s ill-advised for simple majority votes to result in controversial changes in sovereignty or that so affect everyday life in a way that will handcuff the future ability of […] More

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Awaiting Another Key Vote on Brexit

March 13, 2019

Yesterday’s British parliamentary vote on Prime Minister May’s revamped Brexit deal saw around 40 MPs flip from having voted no in January to now accepting the arrangement. The deal was nonetheless easily rejected by 391 nays to 242 yes votes. Today’s key vote asks MPs for approval for the U.K. to leave the EU after […] More