Some thoughts for 2015

Posted: December 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

Politics and Insights

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In a way, I think there is nothing new under the sun, when it comes to socio-political ideas. And one of the themes throughout my writing this past two years is that we need to grasp the lessons of history in order to progress. But here we are, with a government that has undone 100 years of civil rights achievements in just 4 years. One that will scrap our Human Rights Act, and withdraw from the ECHR given the opportunity – another 5 years in office. I’ve written at length on my blog site about how and why human rights arose, and why we need them. To undo the progressive international laws that were developed in response to the atrocities of world war 2, and in response to fascism, would be a terrible tragedy. Human rights are our protection from corrupt and fascistic governments.

Human Rights are our means of…

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