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December 18th, 2018 - 8:57 am § in Bill of Rights

NIGERIA: Where Hijab Meets Wig

Nigerian law student at graduation ceremony Months after Amasa Firdaus finished law school, she was called to the bar and appeared wearing her wig over her hijab.  Until then the Ilorin University had  said Amasa Firdaus was breaking the dress code and soon to be Barrister Firdaus said her rights[...]

April 17th, 2018 - 8:18 am § in Schools & Colleges, UW

Will Britain Privatize Oxford and Cambridge?

The US excels in two things … our mega military and our universities.  Americas’s universities consistently fill all of the top slots in world ranking of “top fifty schools” … with the exception of Oxford, Cambridge along with the Imperial College London, UCL, and King[...]

October 1st, 2017 - 1:03 am § in Misc.

What Rich Peers Do For The Brits

Revealed: rich peers paid for doing nothing Multimillionaire peers are claiming up to £40,000 a year in expenses for attending the House of Lords while making little or no contributions to debates, committees or questions, an investigation by The Sunday Times has found. Critics — including peers [...]

June 23rd, 2017 - 1:54 am § in Misc.

AFTER BREXIT: Soros predicts mounting debt and falling living standards for Britons.

George Soros warns Brexit is ‘lose-lose’ scenario for Brits and Europeans “The fact is that Brexit is a lose-lose proposition, harmful both to Britain and the European Union. It cannot be undone, but people can change their minds. Apparently, this is happening.  Economic reality is be[...]

April 4th, 2017 - 6:18 am § in Foreign Affairs

Make England Great Again

Brexit and Britain’s delusions of empire Much of the rhetoric of the pro-Brexit crowd centers around the reclamation of British “sovereignty” from technocrats in Brussels. But the fantasy of Britain’s past collides almost farcically against Britain’s present. By Ishaan Tharoor[...]

March 29th, 2017 - 1:05 am § in Politics

BRITAIN SUCCEEDS FROM EU, TINTIN PUZZLED

Europe’s top Brexit negotiators hang a mocking poster on the walls of their Brexit war room. The image reflects the view among many top EU officials that Brexit is an act of economic self-harm by the UK that will become apparent in the course of the negotiations. Many top EU officials and politic[...]

February 21st, 2017 - 11:36 pm § in Misc.

A Model for the US: Brits campaign to to stop advertising with the hate press

The ‘Stop Funding Hate’ Campaign A campaign urging British companies not to advertise in a number of the country’s tabloids in the run up to Christmas has gathered momentum after a Danish toymaker Lego said it would end “promotional activity” with the Daily Mail. The ‘Stop Funding Hate[...]

January 24th, 2017 - 9:45 am § in Misc.

Brexit Up for a Vote?

Britain’s Supreme Court rules Parliament must have a say on Brexit The ruling creates a potential hurdle for Prime Minister Theresa May, but is not expected to block the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union.  [...]