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The Harrogate Agenda is not Democracy

For approximately 2/3 years I have been engaged in a discussion with Niall Warry, Director of The Harrogate Agenda,, which on some occasions culminated in fierce arguments, about The Harrogate Agenda and its progression coupled with some of its content.

The website for the Harrogate Agenda contains this preface, along with the six demands:

The premise on which our movement is based is that democracy means “people power”. The word democracy stems from the Greek word, dēmokratía, comprising two parts: dêmos “people” and kratos “power”. Without a demos, there is no democracy. But people without power is not democracy either. read more.....