Corruption has become a way of life among politicians of all parties and all nations. The system we like to call democracy, if it ever existed, may also be broken beyond repair. Much was hoped of the internet, and it may yet help the cause of democracy, but already the rich and powerful are trying to tear holes in its fabric.
United Kingdom: Prime Minister’s Letter Triggering Article 50
Prime Minister’s letter to Donald Tusk triggering Article 50
On 23 June last year, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the
European Union. As I have said before, that decision was no rejection of
the values we share as fellow Europeans. Nor was it an attempt to do harm to the European Union or any of the remaining member states. On the contrary, the United Kingdom wants the European Union to succeed and prosper. Instead, the referendum was a vote to restore, as we see it, our national
self-determination. We are leaving the European Union, but we are not leaving
Europe – and we want to remain committed partners and allies to our friends across the continent.
Earlier this month, the United Kingdom Parliament confirmed the result of the
referendum by voting with clear and convincing majorities in both of…
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