|Democracy in action 23:28 - May 9 with 687 views||Clapham_Junction|
Just seen the news that opposition has won the general elections in Malaysia for the first time since independence. Not a country I'd have expected to see that happen in anytime soon. The BBC had an article a few days ago about how people weren't even bothering to register to vote as they assumed it wouldn't make a difference.
And this comes shortly after the Armenians ousting their long-time leader (I have a few Armenian friends from uni and they are very chuffed).
Wonder whether we'll get any other surprises this year – Zimbabwe???
|Democracy in action on 07:49 - May 10 with 553 views||GeoffSentence|
Funny thing is i have read several articles about the retreat of democracy. Yet these results, and the first peaceful transfer of power in Gambia after a free and fair election recently, shows that all is not lost.
|In the 38 games in which ALB played in goal for us, we averaged 1.53 points per game which, had they been over the course of a single season, would have seen us challenging for the play offs. This at a time when we were otherwise struggling against relegation.
Oh, and didn't Mick Mills have terrific posture.|
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