Edgar Barrios

Edgar Barrios is intern in the Young Writers Program. He is a college student at Florida State University.

Charlie Gard: The Baby the British Courts Sentenced to Death

 

As Americans, we often to look to the United Kingdom for inspiration, innovation and, in some cases, direction. This time we look to the UK and are instead given a grave warning, as we get a glimpse of the evils of a universal healthcare system. Chris Gard and Connie Yates, the parents of 11-month-old baby […]

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5 Reasons Why The DUP Would Be Best For Britain

 

On June 7th, the 2017 general election yielded a series of unexpected results shifting the political spotlight from Theresa May to her new possible saviors- the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). The small Northern Irish party gained ten seats in the House of Commons Thursday night. A record number of seats acquired in the party’s 45-year […]

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London A-blaze!

 

Around 12:54 am BST a 24 story high apartment complex in West London near Notting Hill, was engulfed in flames after a fire broke out on the second floor by an unknown cause; sources suggest all 24 floors were affected. The complex is said to house over 120 apartments and up to 600 residents. Shortly […]

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Scotland’s Clear Message on Independence: We Don’t Want It

 

In Thursday’s 2017 British general election, we saw shifts of opinion and change of mood within the United Kingdom: Theresa May and Scottish Independence are both on their way out. While the conservatives may have lost their majority in parliament, after May’s failed gamble, they have secured the preservation of the union that makes the […]

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Is Theresa May “Strong and Stable” Enough to Keep Conservatives in Power?

 

Tomorrow, June 8th, the British people will head to the polls to elect their new party and prime minister of their country. This election is vital to the future of the country when taking Brexit into account; as it will only be eleven days after the 2017 General Election that the U.K. will begin formal […]

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Donald Trump: The Iron Gentleman

 

The ears of ‘Thatcherites’ across the country must be ringing after hearing of the recent actions taken by President Trump, that some might suggest having been taken from the Thatcherism handbook. Margaret Thatcher was a conservative prime minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990, and who led the free-market revolution that steered her […]

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