c. 1991: Tony Benn’s plaque to Emily Wilding Davison, placed in the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft (Houses of Parliament). Benn said in 2001: “I have put up several plaques—illegally, without permission; I screwed them up myself. One was in the broom cupboard to commemorate Emily Wilding Davison... If one walks around this place, one sees statues of people, not one of whom believed in democracy, votes for women or anything else..."
"The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it comes stronger than their democratic state itself. That in its essence, is fascism - ownership of government by an individual, by a group." - FDR
Those who don't remember their history are condemned to repeat it...take the time to read and learn "The Constitution" and "Bill of Rights". It is incumbent on YOU to be educated and informed. Don't just accept the regurgitated pap from media pundits and lifetime politicos. Question EVERYTHING!
#MalcolmX #oppression It's still happening... A few examples: http://stopwar.org.uk/campaigns/islamophobia A discussion of the terrorism propaganda that has been used to justify wars of aggression in the name of a so-called democracy, &that has been painting victims as criminals, another example is given by whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg who talks about the unjustified, criminal wars in Vietnam and Irak. www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyKIb3f1qk8 Another example…
Magna Carta, the final version issued in 1225 by Henry III (vellum) Great Charter,Charter of Liberties,originally issueded in 1215,King John (1167-1216) forced to agree to curbs on royal powe andauthority,CRT,DGT,teaty,manusript document,medieval,peace,rebelion,English barons.
Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester, 1st Earl of Chester, also called Simon de Munford, was an Anglo-Norman nobleman. He led the barons' rebellion against King Henry III of England during the Second Barons' War of 1263–4, and subsequently became de facto ruler of England. During his rule, de Montfort called the first directly elected parliament in medieval Europe. For this reason, de Montfort is regarded today as one of the progenitors of modern parliamentary democracy.