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The Mammoth Stress Test of British Democracy
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The Mammoth Stress Test of British Democracy
September 27, 2019

John Wight reports on the hard-fought constitutional battle over whether the country is to be ruled by executive fiat or parliamentary democracy.

The New Heresy That Threatens the Entire European Continent
September 16, 2019

In all the hullabaloo of Brexit and its associated parliamentary infighting, little noticed has been how Dominic Cummings and Boris Johnson are attempting to change the very nature of the UK political landscape.

The New Heresy That Threatens the Entire European Continent
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Britain Enters the Brexit Endgame
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Britain Enters the Brexit Endgame
September 4, 2019

According to grudgingly published government reports, every version of exiting the EU—from the hard “no deal” to the softest possible departure—will leave Britain worse off.

When Rogues Prorogue Parliament
September 4, 2019

Prorogation and other “King’s contrivances” practiced in the former realm of the British Empire have come back to haunt the “mother country,” Great Britain, in an extremely undemocratic way.

When Rogues Prorogue Parliament
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Forget Russiagate, Now It’s US-gate! US Election Meddling Extends to Britain
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Forget Russiagate, Now It’s US-gate! US Election Meddling Extends to Britain
June 12, 2019

Pompeo may think he has to “save” the Jews of Britain from Corbyn and Britain from the anti-Brexiters in the Labour Party, but at the rate things are going here in the US, nobody is going to have to come in from the outside to “save” America from a Democratic president and a Democratic Congress in 2020. The Democrats, with their continuing whining about Russiagate, look like they’ll manage that all by themselves.

Britain’s Cold War with Russia Poisons Corbyn’s Labour
March 18, 2018

The return to Cold War politics in Britain is not just marked by knee-jerk hostility towards Russia – based on Russophobia and irrational innuendo – it is also characterized by the British establishment shutting down any dissent by smearing critics as “enemies within”.

Britain’s Cold War with Russia Poisons Corbyn’s Labour
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Corbyn’s Labour Triumph Despite UK Election Defeat
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Corbyn’s Labour Triumph Despite UK Election Defeat
June 10, 2017

…Theresa May won a Pyrrhic victory, by shooting her party in the head as one Conservative MP put it. Jeremy Corbyn, by contrast, has returned Labour to being a real political force, with the future on its side. Why? Because, in short, it’s the democratically, morally and intellectually sustainable way to go. 

British Political Parties and Foreign Policy
May 12, 2017

With the United Kingdom in the grip of another General Election, it is worth looking at what the British political parties are offering for their vision of Britain in the world, if such vision exists, and what the foreign policies are of the two main British political parties – the Conservative Party led by Theresa May and the Labour Party led by Jeremy Corbyn…

British Political Parties and Foreign Policy
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