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'Striking is just something doctors should not do'

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Although I agree that giving an personal opinion should not lead to his/her character assassination by others, especially he/she does not possess current political power or authority , one has to understand that the western parliamentary politics is a form of representative democracy which is , in fact,an indirect democracy . These ministers were elected directly by people to 'represent' them in the parliament . The representation then becomes the indirect democracy when they start to speak in House of Commons. When indirect democracy fails people , there is a legitimate right to revert to direct democracy . And that is also the reason why the legislation(recently changed by this government!) is so specific about the prerequisite of requirements qualified for an industrial action. This is fundamental principle of our democracy even people can have different feelings about it.

Posted date

13 Jan 2016

Posted time

12:51pm

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