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A relic ripe for reform

Many of those who voted in the referendum for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union did so in order to ‘restore democracy’ to the British people. What specific shape this restoration of British democracy would take was only … Continue reading

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Brexit: Part 1 – A step too far

On the morning of June 24th, 2016, the citizens of the UK awoke to the realization that the United Kingdom had voted to leave the European Union. This process was commonly referred to as Brexit. In the three months since … Continue reading

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Heirs and graces

During the past year or so Gordon Brown, the former leader of the British Labour Party, has been in the headlines. The first occasion was in August of last year, when he broke nearly four years of political silence to … Continue reading

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Ironies abound

The dust now seems to have settled on the result of the Scottish referendum on independence from the UK. For the time being, at least, Scotland will remain as part of the union. As to be expected, Elizabeth Windsor, Head … Continue reading

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