by | Oct 24, 2019

President Trump and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson have a lot in common. Unfortunately, their commonalities are political facts they wish weren’t true. Both have, at various times, been stymied by politicized court decisions. They are continuously derided by much…

by | Sep 11, 2019

Tony Blair’s Labour Party — with its centralizing zeal — passed the Civil Contingencies Act in 2004, granting any British government the power to make 30-day-long decrees without having to rely on the House of Commons or the House of…

by | Sep 5, 2019

Jurgen the German (who is German, by the way) is a sketch character by British comedian Harry Enfield. Jurgen finds himself in common situations — waiting for a bus, for example — and upon a lull in conversation with strangers, is known…

by | Jun 7, 2019

Barely over a week after the British establishment’s disastrous performance in the European Union elections, it seems increasingly likely that a similarly dismal fate awaits them at home.  The EU election, held from May 23 through 26, saw significant gains…

by | May 20, 2019

In one of those minor coincidences of history, May 23 is “red nose day” and election day in the European Union when voters in twenty-eight countries— including the United Kingdom — will choose the European Union’s next parliament. Red Nose…

by | Apr 6, 2017

The latest news about California — a break-up plan touted by the leaders of Brexit — could serve as a case study of how mischaracterizations spread across the Internet, and how many media outlets echo what others have published or…

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