Saturday, 26 December 2009

Much To Discuss

The Queen is absolutely right to call for young people from across the Commonwealth to come together and discuss matters of global significance. Beginning with the collapse of capitalism, the end of secularism even in those very few countries that ever had it, the simple fact that China rather than America is now the most powerful country in the world, the sheer continued existence of the Commonwealth and of the institution at its heart deep into Post-Postmodernity, and the prominence of Commonwealth countries (Canada, Australia, India, South Africa) among those fighting against the arresting of economic development in the poor world and the re-restriction to the rich of secure jobs, decent wages, travel opportunities and a full diet.

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