Britain’s Greatest Export: Parliamentary Sovereignty and why you should vote Remain to guard it.

Kathleen Garnett If, like me, you are a British patriot then you should vote to stay in the European Union. It is the most patriotic act you can do this year. The Brexiteers bandy around the place as though they own the intellectual rights to British patriotism but let me assure you their rhetoric is …

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Illiberal Democracy? No thank-you. We’re literate not illiterate.

Some where, far, far away in a town no where near western Europe a person coined the phrase “illiberal democracy”. It sounds clever. It sounds learned. It sounds credible. A legitimate, benign alternative to the liberal democracies built up in post-war western Europe. It is not. Illiberal democracy is neither learned, nor legitimate and it …

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