Category: UK

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Prince Philip Dead at 99

“It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh”

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What If The Expected Actually Happens?

In which I argue for the possibility that maybe, just maybe, the expected…actually happens and maybe even smoothly at that.

Windrush Day

Windrush Day in UK

Monday in the UK is Windrush Day, set aside to honor the generation of Caribbean immigrants who help rebuild Britain following World War 2.

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Linky Friday: Toil and Trouble

Finish the week off discussing and debating stories from across the street and around the world. Ordinary Times’ Linky Friday: Toil and Trouble for you to read and share.

UK Elections

UK Elections: The Limits of Comparisons

Slow your roll on drawing sweeping parallels between UK elections and in-progress 2020 elections in America. Things that are different are not the same.

UK elections

A Guide To The 2019 UK Election

Everything You Need To Know To Understand What’s Happening Across The Pond This Holiday

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Socialized Healthcare and Paternalism

When we all pay entirely for everyone else’s healthcare, everyone’s health becomes everyone’s business. This has real consequences for issues of lifestyle freedom, as choices that should only impact my health become issues others can object to.

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Theresa May Resigns

UK PM Theresa May has announced she will be stepping down effective June 7th.

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A Vigil for Lyra McKee

Lyra McKee was the personification of Northern Ireland’s post-Troubles potential.

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Brexit Most Messy

UK PM Theresa May released a video this morning from 10 Downing Street, as her situation becomes as shaky as the camera work in her impromptu message.