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Peter Emerson

Author of The Punters’’ Guide to Democracy, 2022, (Springer, Heidelberg).


Is an All-Party, Power-Sharing, Governmnet in Ireland Possible?

Peter Emerson 24/03/2023

As currently (undefined but) practiced, majority rule implies that any party or group of TDs/MPs which constitutes more than 50% of the Dáil/parliament may then form the government.  This notion has led to some pretty horrible results, as for example the current right-wing coalition in Israel.  Another unwholesome arrangement involved the …

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