Do Some of the Pillars of Democracy need a Shake-Up?

Democracy has rested on four pillars. The legislature, executive, the judiciary, and arguably the most important, the press. All the pillars need improvement, some far more than others. The world press, for instance, has really become dirty. When in reality, it should be a transparent communication channel between the citizen, the country, and the world. In an increasingly connected globe, […]

Attention!

Allan Massie said, “Do you know what a soldier is, young man? He’s the chap who makes it possible for civilized folk to despise war.” Last night I watched a movie called ‘Holiday‘. An¬†action thriller about¬†a soldier on vacation who uncovers a dangerous plot. I noticed something rather shameful with the crowd at the theatre during the last 3 odd […]