The threats to our 'Freedom of Speech' are real and dangerous for democracy.
American consitution is not perfect but it did fall to the Americans to
establish, what the Europeans had not, which is "governance of the
people, by the people and for the people."
As Montesquieu believed,
who influenced the American constitution, every man invested
with power is apt to abuse it which he also argued meant power should be
checked by power.
However, people without 'Freedom of
Speech' will find it difficult to gain power. Our
political elite, with their liking for Absolutism and Cameralism, need a
Over the last 15 odd years the
public have been silenced on major issues of concern like immigration
and Climate Change and also other issues like HS2 or even the third
runway at Heathrow. When, on our membership of the EU we were given a voice the 'Establishment' would not intitally accept our democratic decision.
If the 'People' are ever to win we
cannot afford to be silenced and we must find our collective voice to
break the spiral of silence and restore the foundations of our inalienable
rights to 'Free Speech'.