Tag Archives: United Kingdom

“Nice” China? The Aloofness of Pax Sinica

Given its inherent sense of superiority, could China — once a global hegemon — be more peaceful than its Western (and especially U.S.) predecessors?

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2018: The Year British Politics Has to Wake Up

Like Sleeping Beauty, British politics has been in a deep slumber since June 23rd, 2016. Will 2018 by the year the UK wakes up?

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UK Tories Vs. the People’s Needs

Failing to deliver on basic necessities of modern life does not seem to faze many Tory politicians much.

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The Most Widely Spoken Language

Which language has entered common usage in the greatest number of countries?

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British Labor Unions: Still the Many

Relative to many of its closest peer economies, the UK maintains a high unionization level, despite a decline.

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A Visit to the Brexit World

Mrs. May, tell us exactly what sort of deal you want with the EU customs union?

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Brexit: The Tories‘ Battle Against the Economic Facts

Why Germans and other nations should involve themselves more in the UK debate.

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The Grenfell Tower Fallout

The Grenfell Tower tragedy is a classic “what have we become” moment.

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Brexit: Full Amputation or Gentle Separation?

The more Theresa May digs in, the less the British people know how much Brexit they really want.

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UK: Abdicating a Proud Legacy

Britain’s political situation and its long-term economic outlook have become more precarious than they have been at any time since the late 1970s.

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