The series of publications begins with the 9th chapter, in the middle of my book. Starting point is the concept of “sovereignty of the people”. This was the answer that the age of enlightenment gave to a previous doctrine, the “sovereignty of monarchs”. People’s sovereignty is the corner stone concept of democracy up to this day.
Tellingly, todays politicians, who obtained their office by an election process, disavow this principle, asserting that it is not compatible with the world in which we live. This applies especially to EU politicians and policy makers. [Read more...]