United Kingdom

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.

It’s Time For a Very British Revolution
April 26, 2015

From Labour's mugs to Cameron's debate dodging, the run up to this election has involved a calculated contempt for openness and honesty.

It’s Time to Debunk the Churchill Myth
January 16, 2015

His achievements came in spite of, not because of, his parti­cular character.

After Scotland, The United Kingdom Has to Fundamentally Change
September 19, 2014

Unless there is major constitutional reform, there will be a second Scottish independence referendum very soon.

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?

The Dissolution of the U.K. Would Be a Bad Omen for the Rest of the World
September 15, 2014

If Britain cannot work out how to stay together, the portents for the 21st century are dark indeed.

Scotland's Radically Inclusive Nationalism
September 12, 2014

Here's why I would vote for independence.

James Woods' Classic Takedown of Faux-Dickensian 'Hysterical Realism'
August 14, 2014

The legendary castigation of big, bouncy novels that lack humanity.

Winston Churchill's Last Surviving Daughter Was the Grandest of Grand Dames
June 06, 2014

Remembering Mary Soames, Churchill's daughter and the grandest of grande dames

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