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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.  [...]

November 3rd, 2016 - 10:52 am § in Misc.

Court May Block Brexit

A Blow to Brexit A court derails the prime minister’s plans—for now. KRISHNADEV CALAMUR[...]

October 6th, 2016 - 10:53 am § in Misc.

What Trumpism Hath Wrought in Britain

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