Thoughts

Now is not the time for another referendum

As a Democrat I believe that referendums do have a place and role in civic society. But a referendum needs to be properly put together and be on an issue that a large number of people want a say on. That means there must be a petition first that passes a threshold of support. What that threshold is depends on whether it is to change things at{news_manager/ELLIPSIS}{news_manager/READ_MORE}

European Future

The European Union (EU) could have showed the world how peace and solidarity can be snatched from the jaws of centuries-long conflict and bigotry. It is built on common values: democracy, rule of law, freedom of speech and religion and a free press. Today however, a common bureaucracy and a common currency divide European peoples that were{news_manager/ELLIPSIS}{news_manager/READ_MORE}