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The New Heresy That Threatens the Entire European Continent
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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.

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.

Britain Enters the Brexit Endgame
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When Rogues Prorogue Parliament
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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.

Boris Johnson is the European Union’s Worst Nightmare
July 25, 2019

If Johnson does not reach a deal, if he kowtows to pressure and begs for an extension, then his days as PM will be short-lived.

Boris Johnson is the European Union’s Worst Nightmare
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Britain Is Stumbling to Disaster and Boris Johnson Will Accelerate Its Fall
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Britain Is Stumbling to Disaster and Boris Johnson Will Accelerate Its Fall
July 2, 2019

The government would be better advised to concentrate on getting the country back on its tracks rather than indulging in the fantasy that, as Johnson wildly claims, exiting the European Union will mean that Britain can “have our cake and eat it”. Disaster is not far off.

The UK Tory Leadership Contest Is Whittled Down to Two
June 26, 2019

Boris Johnson is the favourite to win the Conservative leadership contest. But has he got what it takes to strike a Brexit deal with the EU?, asks Johanna Ross.

The UK Tory Leadership Contest Is Whittled Down to Two
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Thoughts on UK Politics
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Thoughts on UK Politics
May 29, 2019

3.1% of those eligible to vote bothered to go to a polling station and vote Tory in an important UK wide election last week. That’s 1 voter in every 33. Yet the Tory Party is shortly going to choose internally, from within its despised ranks, the next Prime Minister of the UK, even though that Tory Party does not even command a majority at Westminster. That is how dysfunctional the UK constitution has become.

British Politics in Brexit Flux
March 10, 2019

With the current stalemate at Westminster and the crumbling of the traditional structures of British party politics, the UK is headed for the exit of the European Union under the worst possible circumstances.

British Politics in Brexit Flux
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