The best way to give the poor a real voice is through a world parliament

The best way to give the poor a real voice is through a world parliament[This article doesn’t deal with internet governance, but for those interested in governance, this article could be interesting.]Global governance as it stands is tyranny speaking the language of democracy. We need a directly elected assembly says George Monbiot. It was first proposed, as far as I can discover, in 1842, by Alfred Tennyson. Since then the idea has broken the surface and sunk again at least a dozen times. But this time it could start to swim. The demand for a world parliament is at last acquiring some serious political muscle. The campaign for a UN parliamentary assembly is being launched this week on five continents. It is backed by nearly 400 MPs from 70 countries, a long and eclectic list of artists and intellectuals.http://www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,,2063921,00.html

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