Direct Democracy in Australia

I will simply note Jeremy Hargreaves‘ and Paul Walters‘ recent articles on Ming’s opposition to holding a referendum for now as I don’t have time to fillet them at the mo. Meanwhile however, via Direct Democracy, I note that the Lib Dems’ sister party in Australia – the Democrats – are calling for citizen-initiated referendums… Continue reading Direct Democracy in Australia

Those BBC values in full: paedo = gay

Another in my occasional series about the BBC (which may well have been corrected by the time you read this): Now, innocent until you’re proven guilty on all that: I’m not commenting on the case itself. But since when does accusing someone of paedophilia count as a “gay slur”? If a straight man was accused… Continue reading Those BBC values in full: paedo = gay