The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “The Bit” That’s Missing for Brexit

January 11, 2018

With nine months to go before the deal is finalized, the history of Brexit continues. Brexit Secretary of State David Davis is busy defending the interests of Britain and, perhaps more furiously, those of a dot on the map called the “City” (of London). The Square Mile, as it is familiarly...

Brexit Britain in 2018

December 12, 2017

Without a trade agreement in 2018, the United Kingdom is at risk of crashing out of the EU. Leaving the European Union is not that simple. Having pulled off a last-minute agreement with the European Commission to move forward, Brexit Britain is feeling the burn this winter. The next stage is the...

Bracing for Brexit: “Virtually All the Work Is Still Ahead”

November 19, 2017

As the UK prepares to negotiate terms for leaving the EU, it is facing a shaky political base, an uninspiring economy and a lack of bargaining power. British Prime Minister Theresa May recently set the precise moment that the United Kingdom would leave the European Union — March 29, 2019, at...

The World This Week: Theresa May Pulls Trigger on Brexit

April 02, 2017

The UK seeks “a new deep and special partnership with a strong EU” that focuses on trade and security even as the future becomes increasingly uncertain. There are many who believe that Eve came from Adam’s left rib and that climate change is a myth. This week, Cyclone Debbie battered...

Citizenship in the Age of Populism

March 12, 2017

Amid the rise of populism, citizens should stand up to authoritarian threats but be aware of their own actions. In a way, this is just another airy op-ed ubiquitous in today’s media industry about the dangers of populism in the age of Donald Trump. Yes, our media landscape is more and more...

What’s the Alternative to a Hard Brexit?

March 07, 2017

In the absence of a real alternative to a hard Brexit, the UK is on auto pilot heading toward a cliff. Former Irish Prime Minister John Bruton explains. I believe conditions can be created in which British voters could decide not to leave the European Union (EU) at all. Ireland should work to...

The World This Week: Goldman Shrinks London Team on Fears of Brexit

February 12, 2017

Brexit marks new risks to the British economy at a time when the global financial system is wobbly and protectionist sentiments are on the rise. This week, the legendary public educator Professor Hans Rosling died. He used data in revolutionary ways to shatter preconceived notions about...