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The peculiar evil of silencing the expression of an opinion is that it is robbing the human race; posterity as well as the existing generati [...]

The media and oral questions

Contemporary mediated democracies may have enlightenment trappings, but in the Twenty-first century Question Time is essentially a media eve [...]

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Feminists (and I’m generalising here) tend towards the conclusion that women who don’t sign up are simply hostages to the tyrann [...]

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“I think that Question Period has become the greatest embarrassment and one of the reasons politicians are frowned upon.” - From [...]

It’s my party

About a month ago, Samara, an independent charitable organization, founded in 2008 to study citizen engagement with Canadian democracy, rele [...]

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Normally, though, politicians are the worst offenders. It is not clear how much they themselves are to blame, or how much they are simply ov [...]

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As members of Parliament, we all deal regularly with differing interpretations of various events or situations and differing views of docume [...]

You can’t say that!

While parliamentary privilege grants Members of Parliament the right to exercise of freedom of speech in parliamentary proceedings, there ar [...]

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Power without principle is barren, but principle without power is futile. - Tony Blair, former UK Prime Minister Related Posts:No Related Po [...]

Keyword post: Some answers to search results

This post will provide answers to actual search engine queries that led people to this blog. None of these would really make a full blog pos [...]
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