Freddy Gray

Independence, Nay


Great Britain could soon be finished. If, in the referendum this September, a majority of Scots answers “yes” to the question “Should Scotland be an independent country?” the Act of Union (1707) will be dissolved, a veil will be drawn over three centuries of shared history, and one of the most potent nation states ever to […]

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Hard Labour


British Conservatives are smiling again. Last week’s council election results were Labour’s worst humiliation for more than 40 years. Labour lost 331 council seats in England and Wales. Their share of the vote dropped to 24 percent, putting them third, behind the Liberal Democrats. Gordon Brown, Britain’s staggeringly unpopular Prime Minister, admitted that he was […]

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