File spoon-archives/lyotard.archive/lyotard_2001/lyotard.0106, message 29

Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2001 00:18:41 +0100
Subject: election


We have reached the end of the British General election and tomorrow the
choices will be made. Britain is a parliamentary democracy and as a
consequence as you put the little x on the paper you select both the
local constituency Member of parliament and also the Party and Prime
Minister who more or less embodies the executive branch of government as
well as parliamentary leader.

The only interesting element of the election is the seemingly profound
rejection of the hardline neo-liberal economic positions in favour of
taxation, the remains of the welfare state…



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