31 May, 2012
Nothing like returning from an ‘authoritarian’ communist country like China to encounter a great moment in bourgeois democracy: back in Australia, Tony Abbott (leader of the opposition) runs from parliament so he doesn’t have to vote on his own motion. No argument here about which system is best.
8 September, 2010
Posted by stalinsmoustache under politics
| Tags: Norway
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In Denmark it may be the ‘People’s Thing’ (Folketing), but in Norway they decided that one should call the public realm of politics, men, power and phallic symbols – that is, parliament – the Storting, the ‘Big Thing’, as in the BIG THING … said with with a gravelly bass.