Academic Freedom, Academic Independence

“Established by Royal Charter; accountable to Parliament”. In a British University a Professor can be sacked for failing to obey instructions of persons with neither interest in, nor understanding of, research and teaching; who have accordingly achieved little or nothing of academic distinction themselves; and who waste one’s time. “Managers”, unelected and unaccountable, may, of… Continue reading Academic Freedom, Academic Independence

High Court Judgment of November 3, 2016

R (Miller) -V- Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union The judgment is clear and correct. Why have so many denounced it as anti-democratic? It is the exact opposite. So few, today, seem to understand the vital importance of an independent judiciary.

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