European Court of Human Rights. via

Why should any of us care about politics? The obvious answer is that the politicians we elect make decisions that affect our lives and the world we live in. Increasingly, however, the range of matters that can be decided by our chosen representatives is narrowed and stunted. Those who live in the European Union find that much is decided for them by processes that are beyond the reach of democratic politics. But there is another way, affecting those European countries and many others, in which the scope of...

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