Tagged: England

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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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Ordinary World 20 Oct 2018

Your Ordinary World 20 Oct 2018 with links to stories from England, Australia, India, Mexico and the anniversary of Yorktown.

Symbol & Subtext

A building, a vehicle, and a flag cause a politician to resign… Wait, what?

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The Costs of Empire

One interesting footnote from our recent debate over war and material self-interest is the question of the British Empire. Namely, did the Brits actually benefit from conquering all those foreign territories?

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Awesome headlines from across the pond

From the putatively respectable Times: “The day I decided to stop being gay,” “What it feels like to be a pick-up artist,” and “Fat bloke at fit camp – read his daily reports.”

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Journalism ain’t what it used to be

Foreign Policy collects a few hilariously anachronistic quotes from media coverage of England’s 60s-era counter-insurgency operations in Yemen:

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“The Pity of War”

Whatever you think of Hitchens, this an excellent, understated article. Highly recommended for anyone who contributed to the thread on First World War histories.

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Quote of the Day

Deadspin highlights one British viewer’s opinion of American Football: As far as I can see American football is a marathon of budweiser adverts occasionally interrupted by some “talented bloke” chucking a rugby-like ball to...