Category Archives: Britain

Opinion | If Politicians Can’t Face Climate Change, Extinction Rebellion Will – The New York Times

A new movement is demanding solutions. They may just be in time to save the planet. By David Graeber Mr. Graeber is an anthropologist and activist. May 1, 2019  Extinction Rebellion members during climate protests in London last week.CreditFrank Augstein/Associated Press … Continue reading

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Opinion | The United Kingdom Has Gone Mad – By Thomas L. Friedman – The New York Times

By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist April 2, 2019 964 Image A protester shouting from a lamppost on Friday outside the Houses of Parliament in London.CreditCreditHannah Mckay/Reuters LONDON — Politico reported the other day that the French European affairs minister, … Continue reading

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For Many British Businesses- Brexit Has Already Happened – By Peter S. Goodman – The New York Times

By Peter S. Goodman April 1, 2019 701 LONDON — In the political realm, no one knows how Brexit’s long-running theater of the absurd will end. But for much of the business world, Britain’s departure from the European Union has … Continue reading

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Opinion | Hold a Second Brexit Referendum – By Roger Cohen – The New York Times

By Roger Cohen Opinion Columnist Jan. 15, 2019,   651 Protesters outside the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday. Credit Neil Hall/EPA, via Shutterstock “A democracy that cannot change its mind is not a democracy. The people may do that when presented … Continue reading

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Brexit: A Disunited Kingdom – NYT

David Lindsay I want to remind folks, that investigators have reported that Russian trolls and bots and Cambridge Analytica, owned by the right wing billionaire Robert Mercer, were both part of the campaign to destablize Britain with Brexit. It has … Continue reading

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Brexit for the Non-Brit: What Is It- and Why Can’t They Get It Done? – by Stephen Castle – The New York Times

Why Is a Compromise So Elusive? The Achilles’ heel of a Brexit deal is the border between Ireland, a member of the European Union, and Northern Ireland, part of the United Kingdom. For years, this border was militarized because of … Continue reading

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In a Cozy Setting at Wimbledon- the Women’s Game Suffers an Indignity – The New York Times

“WIMBLEDON, England — The No. 2 Court at Wimbledon is a fine little stadium: well proportioned and intimate, with a capacity of 4,000.On Monday, it was also the site of a slight to women’s tennis. Top-seeded Angelique Kerber, a 2016 … Continue reading

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You Break It, You Own It, by Tom Friedman – The New York Times

“The British vote by a narrow majority to leave the European Union is not the end of the world — but it does show us how we can get there.A major European power, a longtime defender of liberal democracy, pluralism … Continue reading

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This Is Just the Start of the Brexit’s Economic Disaster, by Philippe Legrain – The New York Times

LONDON — A few weeks before Britons voted on whether to remain part of the European Union, Michael Gove, one of the leaders of the Leave campaign, was asked why he should be trusted over the overwhelming number of economists … Continue reading

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Who Is to Blame for Brexit’s Appeal? British Newspapers – The New York Times

“LONDON — No one should be surprised that Britain could vote to leave the European Union on Thursday. For decades, British newspapers have offered their readers an endless stream of biased, misleading and downright fallacious stories about Brussels. And the … Continue reading

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