Largely focuses on Britain’s recent EU referendum (I refuse to use its tacky other name). The article makes a few points which are applicable to those inside and outside Britain. We need to stand up for truth in politics and from our pollies – that means, BE INFORMED and VOTE. In that order!
Over thirty-three millions Brits exercised their democratic right to have a say in whether Britain should remain in the EU or leave last Thursday.
But did they?
Was the Brexit vote democracy in action – or politics at its worst?
Democracy is a serious business
Democracy is a serious business – as the people of the UK were reminded last week. About eight hours after the polls in Britain had closed, Google reported that British searches for ‘what happens if we leave the EU’ had more than tripled as many ‘Leave’ voters started to come to terms with the implications of what they had done. The next day a number of ‘Leave’ voters expressed “voters’ bregret” at their decision to leave the UK – with one voter saying:
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