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A long time has passed since the days of Athenian direct democracy. Even though it certainly had its faults (women, slaves and non-citizens had no voting rights, for example) it is probably as close to the meaning of the word we ever got (democracy, loosely translated, means people power). Today’s democracy is of a different… » read more

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The British press is, unfortunately, infamous for its tendency to overreact, so the articles and comments in the electronic and print media over the appointment of a Frenchman as Commissioner-designate for Internal Market should not come as a surprise. But this is not the time for over-dramatisations, many around Fleet Street and beyond might enjoy… » read more

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