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Conservative Britain: The Real Hunt Begins...

David Trumble | Posted 05.10.2016 | Politics
David Trumble

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What if the United States Lost Texas?

Dr. Jason Johnson | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics
Dr. Jason Johnson

How would Americans fare under losing Texas compared to the British losing the Scots? The idea of a Texas secession may seem less likely than the Scots leaving the U.K., but the vote might be a lot closer than anyone in the U.S. would like.

Joseph Stiglitz on Gordon Brown

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

We may never know for certain whether former Prime Minister Gordon Brown was the great and magnanimous hero of Stiglitz's telling or a figure brought low by forces he failed to foresee.

What Will Britain Lose If Labour Is Defeated Today?

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Johann Hari

The gap between Labour and the Conservatives is far too small, but a lot of people live and die in that gap. If we, the anti-Tory majority, cast our ballots smartly, we will strip Cameron of a majority.

Lessons in Education from Sweden

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christina Patterson

If Britain were a bit more like Sweden, said a Tory minister last week, "I, for one, would not object". Well, nor would I. Sweden has one of the smallest gaps between rich and poor in the world.

Don't Fall for It: British Conservatives Haven't Changed

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

The reality of the British Conservative Party today severely punctures David Cameron's central pitch -- and he knows it.

Rory Stewart: Remember This Name

Ben Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Rosen

Rory Stewart just turned 37. He is not now in government; he has never even stood for election. And he's going to become prime minister of Great Britain.

End of Year, 2009

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

2009 was certainly not a year of triumphs for mankind nor human kindliness. The world economic crisis is neither diagnostically nor therapeutically on the way to a solution.