Influenced by Bernstein, following the split between reformists and revolutionary socialists in the Second Internationalsocial democratic parties rejected revolutionary politics in favor of parliamentary reform while remaining committed to socialization. Under the influence of politicians like Carlo Rosselli in Italy, social democrats began disassociating themselves from Marxism altogether and embraced liberal socialism appealing to morality instead of any consistent systematic, scientific or materialist worldview.
Mogoeng CJ unanimous Heard on: The United Democratic Movement is granted direct access. Introduction  South Africa is a constitutional democracy — a government of the people, by the people and for the people through the instrumentality of the Constitution.
Hence the existence of the legislative, executive and judicial arms of the State. These errands can only be run successfully by people who are unwaveringly loyal to the core constitutional values of accountability, responsiveness and openness.
And this would explain why all have to swear obedience to the Constitution before the assumption of office. Each citizen qualified to vote may participate in that process that is designed to deliver free and fair elections.
Those who stand for public office and are elected  must attend the first sitting of the National Assembly. First, Members of the Assembly must be affirmed or sworn in.
Thereafter the President must be sworn in. That power comes with responsibilities whose magnitude ordinarily determines the allocation of resources for the performance of public functions. The powers and resources assigned to each of these arms do not belong to the public office-bearers who occupy positions of high authority therein.
They are therefore not to be used for the advancement of personal or sectarian interests.
These servants are supposed to exercise the power and control these enormous resources at the beck and call of the people. For this reason, public office-bearers, in all arms of the State, must regularly explain how they have lived up to the promises that inhere in the offices they occupy.
And the objective is to arrest or address underperformance and abuse of public power and resources.
Since this matter is essentially about executive accountability, that is where the focus will be. Those measures range from being voted out of office by the electorate  to removal by Parliament through a motion of no confidence  or impeachment.
Some Parliamentarians believe that that time has come and have tabled a motion of no confidence in the President. Do they ensure that there is enforcement of consequences for failure to honour core constitutional obligations or is it easy to escape consequences by reason of the inefficacy of mechanisms?
And does the Constitution read with the Rules of the National Assembly give the Speaker the power to prescribe voting by secret ballot in a motion of no confidence in the President?
She agreed and scheduled it for 18 April The oath or affirmation taken by Members and considerations of accountability were added in support of a secret ballot as the preferred voting procedure.The First Amendment No other democratic society in the world permits personal freedoms to the degree of the United States of America.
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