Tagged: UK

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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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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.

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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.

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Linky Friday: Meanwhile, Elsewhere

This week, Linky Friday brings you news from around the world and links to stories about the UK, China, Australia, Canada, India, Pakistan and more

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Linky Friday: Parliamentary Procedures

Linky Friday: Parliamentary Procedures ft latest from our UK friends including Brexit, Labour defections, Troy rebellions, Jeremy Corbyn, Theresa May & more

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Party Defections Continue in UK Parliment

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.