United Kingdom

Will Britain Lose its Seat on the U.N. Security Council Seat if Scotland Becomes Independent?
British newspapers and politicians alike have claimed that it would
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
With a new Cold War and the Middle East in flames, Britain must stay together.
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
Why I would vote for independence
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

Welcome to Militant England
May 10, 2014

The extremist party now appeals to disillusioned voters across the political spectrum and of all classes in the U.K.

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.

'No Cyber Sex Please, We're British'
David Cameron's farcical war on porn
July 26, 2013

David Cameron's farcical war on porn.

Tea Time For Tories: What David Cameron and John Boehner Have in Common
January 17, 2013

David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, is in a bind. Not because recent opinion polls put his party a dozen points behind Labour and not even, really, because the British economy continues to splutter along in search of a long overdue recovery.

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