"For a while I've had the unwelcome feeling that we're living under
occupation by Martian invaders. (Not just here in the UK, but everyone,
everywhere on the planet.) Something has gone wrong with our political
processes, on a global scale. But what?"
An older but still interesting post on the problems with modern
democratic governments. Plenty of good discussion in the comments, too.
Via "John Hardy didn't vote for Abbott".
*** Xanni ***
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