27 August 2017

Macron Spent $30,000 On Makeup In Three Months

Marie Antoinette would be so proud of him! Why do our Pseudo-Democracies give so much power to single politicians, be they called Merkel, Macron, May or Trump? The Ancient Romans or the Venetian Republic had more sense, as has present-day Switzerland

Macron Spent $30,000 On Makeup In Three Months

23 August 2017

Dirdem will also defend Consumers

The pathetic message below has recently been displayed on the Yahoo website. There is a massive lack of protection for the Consumer interests. Establishment politics does not enact proper privacy laws and there is no way that consumers as a group can influence such terms and conditions. Dirdem will campaign on both levels to change this.

Yahoo is now part of ‘Oath’ and a member of the Verizon family of companies. As of 15 September 2017, we plan to share some user information within our new family

21 August 2017

Re-invigorate and strengthen Democracy

All we need it give Direct Democracy a chance! Trust people not politicians that are on ego trips!

Ray Dalio, the founder of the world's largest hedge fund, is worried that democracy is being threatened

Thousands Sign Petition to Replace Confederate Monument with Statue of Rapper Missy Elliott

Unfettered Direct Democracy leads to absurd results. That's why any referendum has to be subject to strict rules of conduct, meaningful quorum, approptiate time for debate.

Thousands Sign Petition to Replace Confederate Monument with Statue of Rapper Missy Elliott

20 August 2017

Direct Democray will hold Lobbies at bay

Plutocrats control the Government in the United States, separation of powers goes not far enough, the history since independence is scandal-ridden despite the near-religious status of the Constitution. Direct Democracy on all levels, esp the top, will improve matters.

1 August 2017

Sham 'Consultations' no substitute for Democracy

Governments love to prove their democratic credentials by holding 'consultations' on any legislative project. But usually the general public - apart from the off activists or self-interested lobbies - is blissfully ignorant of these exercises. And no one is any the wiser or aware what impact his or her input really had.
Just take a look at this EU-inspired consultation and try to monitor what effect - if any - it had.