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UK Supreme Court shows us that democracy is so much more than just voting

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom this week ruled that Boris Johnson’s suspension (or “prorogation”) of...

In doing so, it dived headfirst into a political thicket, writes David Barda.

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The decision, which means that parliament will likely resume sooner than was planned, and well before Brexit day on 31 October 2019, will no doubt produce rage from sections of the British press.

Yet this judgment is a remarkable example of the British constitution in action. In ruling that Johnson had exceeded his power in advising the Queen to prorogue the parliament, the…

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