Rumblings in Westminster are starting to get louder, and more public, as the UK House of Commons tries to find a path forward with the Brexit deadline bearing down on them.
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HSBC bank throws in its lot.
We have arrived at a paradoxical position: our democratic institutions require our participation for their continued legitimacy and health, but a sudden surge of political engagement is currently driving their instability and stress-testing them to breaking point.
While you where sleeping, the UK did some shuffling in the government lead by Prime Minster Theresa May. Amber Rudd has resigned as Home Secretary among a growing immigration scandal, with communities secretary Sajid Javid elevated to the post.
Turns out some judge thinks Great Britain is a Parliamentary democracy, not a direct democracy.
Yes, we’re still talking about Brexit. But today it’s about more than just the politics, it’s about the racism behind Britain’s Leave vote.
Boom, Part III
Status Quo has a bad name, but if you get to know em and throw back some beers, e’s really a good Bias.
Public opinion is a wonderful regulator of governments, but only when circumscribed by well-constructed institutions.
Why is Brexit a victory for American conservatives? Where exactly is their dog in this fight? What thing have they won that I am just not seeing?
Brexit results, in realtime.
From a European perspective, this is deeply worrying. It is well known that a British departure would deal a devastating blow to European integration, possibly causing an already-fragile process to unravel.