Common law looks as tho’ it is no longer sufficient for domocracy

The principle of subsidiarity is a European idea – and not just in Catholic Europe, but also in the local parish council. It is basically the idea that decisions should be made as locally as possible. Now, for Catholocism, I think the idea has long been honoured more in the breach than the observance, (though… Read more

Sovereignty and development

There is an interesting video on the Modern Monetary Developing World as it were, from Fadel Kaboub, Associate Professor at Denison University (Ohio). He straightforwardly points out that there are degrees of Monetary Sovereignty and hence the full panoply of government powers may not be available to every single country. He indicates that, if a… Read more

Britain looks like a failed state

Where to start with Manchester? The Tories seem to think their election result based on the approval of about 43 % of the voters gives them absolute power. And that they can ride roughshod over the democratic and even clearly logical wishes of Britain’s third big city. It is instructive to read a tweet from… Read more