|Chartists on Kennington Common|
Our five-minutes-every-five-years worth of "democracy" happens on 6 May. But is there anyone out there who still believes that the world, owned and run by a partnership of private property and state regulation, is in any way controlled by electing members of parliament? That the great dictatorship of modern society is supervised by the House of Commons? That any social control exists over bankers running up massive debts to someone or other, or over police seen murdering and attacking people on television, or over judges finding them NOT GUILTY? Or any of the tin pots? or any MPs claiming expenses? or any of the "celebrities "?