david allen greenFollow93,935221,303
commentator on law and policy; non-partisan, small 'l' liberal; contributing editor @FT; columnist @prospect_uk; blogger @law_and_policy
"Militarizing our response, as we witnessed in Washington, D.C., sets up a conflict—a false conflict—between the military and civilian society. It erodes the moral ground that ensures a trusted bond between men and women in uniform and the society they are sworn to protect"
Am locking my account overnight to escape "but how do you define fascist" Twitter
Second only to (and overlapping with) "how dare you propose confiscating golf courses so as to turn them over to social use" Twitter
All MPs should be equal. Yet Speaker Hoyle has decided that the government can choose which MPs elected to Parliament are able to vote.
Another fundamental check and balance to protect democracy - an independent Speaker serving the Legislature not the Executive - has been removed