Democracy

Democracy needs transparency

It is precisely because the powerful find openness irritating and inconvenient that the rules need to be kept up to date

How to make a citizen's arrest

The latest attempt to make a citizen's arrest on Tony Blair is saluted by campaigner Peter Tatchell, who was beaten unconscious in his attempt to apprehend President Mugabe

House of Commons Speaker, John Bercow, calls on Burma to allow Aung

John Bercow, House of Commons Speaker, has made a highly unusual intervention in a key foreign policy issue by appealing for Burma’s constitution to be amended to allow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to run in elections for  the country’s presidency next year. 

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