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In a post-modern modern world, the political system of choice for developed nations is democracy – but has democracy in action evolved into a something altogether un-democratic? Which majority?   Sitting still for a moment, what concepts fall into mind when considering “democracy”? For most of us, it’s the idea of government by the majority. […]

What is the movement that has suddenly “sprung up” around the world? How can something with the seemingly parochial banner of “Occupy Wall Street” cause a flow-on series of demonstrations around the globe? Is it really all about money? Maybe but more likely maybe not. The masses of the Great Unwashed are raising their heads […]

Anarchy in Action

Posted: 13th October 2011 by The ImModerator in Quick thoughts
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Grab a gun, find a cause, and make a difference. Stirring stuff, these calls to action – but what part would you play if the call was at your door? What if Paul Revere were riding past in the middle of the night, shouting for all and sundry to join the ranks of the downtrodden […]