Britain

A Message for the British Labour Party: Don't Ally With Separatists
May 10, 2015

It didn't work out in Canada, and it's not working out in Britain now.

Ed Miliband Is So Weird, He Just Might Win Britain's Election
May 06, 2015

The conservative press and teenage "Milifans" are at war over the Labour leader's image.

The English Channel
April 21, 2015

British television is indulging in a vast, slow spasm of nostalgia.

If You Want to Age Gracefully in the Movies, You'd Better Be British
March 11, 2015

Why British actors like Maggie Smith and Judi Dench never get old.

Want to See How Homophobic We Still Are? Go to a Restaurant.
December 05, 2014

These sorts of stories are all too common.

Will Britain Lose its Seat on the U.N. Security Council Seat if Scotland Becomes Independent?
September 16, 2014

The United Kingdom has been on the U.N. Security Council since its creation in 1946. Would Scottish independence change that?

No, Scottish Independence Would Not Guarantee Permanent Tory Rule
September 12, 2014

Contrary to conventional wisdom, Scottish independence would not usher in Tory rule. Instead, it could a disaster for political parties across the aisle.

The Most Interesting Man in England Discovers How Boring Government Really Is
September 10, 2014

The adventurer-diplomat-literary-luminary entered Parliament on a quest to reinvent modern Britain. Instead Rory Stweart is discovering the one thing he’s not good at. 

Do U.S. Soccer Fans Steal Europe's Customs? Damn Right We Do!
June 06, 2014

A British writer calls American soccer fans “derivative, excessive and utterly ridiculous.” Those same adjectives apply to his essay.

British Officials Oppose Sanctions Because Russia's Elite Are London's Cash Cows
March 04, 2014

Rich Russians live all over Europe, and they spend a lot of money. If it wants to punish Putin, Europe has to persuade its citizens to forgo that cash.

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