Tag: referendum

European Republic and citizenship: conversation with Carles Puigdemont

European Republic and citizenship: conversation with Carles Puigdemont

On Saturday 13 April a delegation of the Radical Party composed of Sen. Roberto Rampi, Umberto Gambini and Matteo Angioli, held a second meeting with former President of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont in Waterloo, Belgium. The hour-long meeting ended with several statements collected by Radio Radicale. Matteo Angioli stressed Mr. Puigdemont’s attempt to internationalize the case and the need to engage

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Lord Taverne: referendums vs parliamentary democracy?

Lord Taverne: referendums vs parliamentary democracy?

London, 13 June 2017 Matteo Angioli: On 13th May 2017 you made a speech on the floor of the House of Lords on Brexit in which you said that we need to be careful on the way we go about referendums because of the view that the will of the people is sacrosanct. The referendum should not compromise, or even replace, parliamentary

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