“We, the disenfranchised . . .”

 

From Joe

There is a new disenfranchised class in the Philippines. I belong to it. Perhaps you do, too. This is not a class along citizenship lines, or income lines, or religious lines. It is a class that ho…

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Running Toulouse – the wages of fame and the workings of democracy

This is not about the local administration of that famous place that combines the old and new, Toulouse being a big part of historical France and the headquarters today of Airbus.  This is about those who run for election to public office with no real hope of winning.

The question is why. Why run to lose? Here are some answers:

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