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From 1 To 16: How Brexit Was A Clear Win For The Good Guys

Doug Bandow | Posted 07.08.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

For Britain the virtues of remaining appeared to this American to pale compared to the likely costs of continued subservience to Brussels. In a variety of admittedly imperfect ways Brexit promoted liberty, community, democracy, and the rule of law. In short, the good guys won.

Why Is England So Messed Up? Blame The Old Etonians.

Alexander Reynolds | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics
Alexander Reynolds

I'm suffering from a severe case of the Brexit blues. Who to blame for the state of England, Albanian pimps, Polish builders, Russian Oligarchs or Romanian welfare scroungers? No, silly.

Britain's Next Prime Minister Will Be A Woman

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.07.2016 | World

Britain is on track to have its first female prime minister since Margaret Thatcher. On Thursday, Member of Parliament Michael Gove was eliminated du...

Former Boris Ally Fires Up PM Race After Dropping Bomb On UK Politics

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.01.2016 | World

By Kylie MacLellan and Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Justice Secretary Michael Gove pitched on Friday to be the prime minister to take Britain out...

These Are The Possible Future Leaders Of Britain After A Tumultuous Week

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.30.2016 | World

Political drama continued to roil the U.K. this week after the British vote to exit the European Union, also known as Brexit. Boris Johnson, the Brexi...

From Brexit To Breakup: A Scottish View On The EU Referendum

David Miles | Posted 06.22.2016 | Politics
David Miles

Something we in Scotland learned the hard way in 2014 is that referendum questions are dangerous because they make both choices on the ballot paper seem equally plausible. By giving the people a choice we somehow assume that either option is a safe one.

Britain Is Too Great To Vote For Brexit

Ricken Patel | Posted 06.21.2016 | Politics
Ricken Patel

A historic question faces the British people this week, a choice about the survival of Britain itself, and the values that have made it great. To see this choice, we first have to wade through a thicket of arguments designed to obscure it.

History Once as Tragedy, Twice as Farce? American Lessons From a British Referendum

David Coates | Posted 06.10.2016 | Politics
David Coates

The United States is not alone in being in campaign mode. The United Kingdom is as well, but not for a general election in November. Rather, on June 23rd the UK will decide whether to remain, or whether to leave, the European Union -- the 28 member economic-political union headquartered in Brussels. But though the dates are different, and the specific issues in play are not the same, there are some disturbing parallels between what is now underway in the British Isles and what will likely be underway here after the party conventions in July. And because those parallels exist -- and because both electoral clashes are currently too close to call -- Americans would do well to both understand and to watch as the UK votes.

The Global Search for Education: UK on Testing

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.09.2013 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Are the new performance measures proposed by Michael Gove a solution to "teaching to a test," improving standards and the overall quality of learning for all students in the UK education system?

Jamie Oliver Has 'Lost Faith' In UK Government

Posted 06.21.2012 | Home

British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has "lost faith" in the UK government when it comes to improving nutrition in schools. The revelation comes ami...

Forget Lectures: Video Games The Lessons Of The Future?

Posted 09.06.2011 | Education

From bringing digital textbooks to the classroom to requiring keyboard skills in lieu of cursive writing, schools are taking teaching in the digital e...

Writers Share Their Summer Reading Lists

Telegraph | 12:53PM BST 20 Jun 2011 | Posted 08.20.2011 | Home

Writers, critics and politicians, from Téa Obreht to George Osborne, share what they're reading this summer....