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The life-blood of Parliamentary democracy is difference. Where a single view of society goes uncontested, tyranny can be the only outcome.
The tensions between freedom of expression and the occasions of its restriction have filled thousands of column inches and hundreds of hours of airtime.
The Government published its Investigatory Powers Bill yesterday – just three weeks after three parliamentary committees recommended more than 120 major changes to the draft legislation.
Government plans to ban local councils from making ethical choices in their pension investments and procurements are undemocratic, say Quakers in Britain.
On the afternoon of 11 September 2001, an unknown political advisor used a phrase which has become part of the political and cultural lexicon.
Un Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed last weekend's elections as “a significant achievement in Myanmar’s democratic transition”.
We have a tendency in these islands – particularly in England – to prefer our history packaged as 'heritage'.
The 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta in June 2015 is being widely celebrated. King John’s signing of this document symbolised the end of an age when rulers had absolute power.
When Charles Kennedy died last week, alone in his Fort William home, the shock and sadness was felt far beyond his party.
We have to resist: we have to throw sand in the works But more generally, now is not the time for despair.
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