1 thought on “On phony ‘voluntarism’ and soft compulsion”

  1. Posted 25/02/2016 at 14:11 | Permalink

    Many years ago, Enoch Powell used to refer to what Len Shackleton is talking about as ‘the Rule of the Threat of Law. Among its adverse consequences, nobody can ask the courts to interpret not-yet law, yet producers and others may stand to suffer if they ignore the threat. In a free country people shouldn’t have to worry about ‘keeping on the right side’ of the government.

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