The Risk of a No-Deal Brexit Remains

April 09, 2021

The risk that we will wake up on May 1 to find we have a no-deal Brexit after all has not disappeared. The deadline for the ratification by the European Parliament of the trade deal between the European Union and the United Kingdom was due to be February 28. But Parliament postponed the deadline...

Who’s Cheating on English Tests: Migrants or the UK Government?

April 26, 2019

The Guardian reveals a scandal that the author claims is bigger than Windrush in the degree of its injustice to immigrants. “About 34,000 foreign students have had their visas cancelled or curtailed and more than 1,000 people were forcibly removed from the UK as a result of the English language...

Brexiteers Are Not After Compromise

February 16, 2019

Leading Brexiteers are after catharsis, not compromise. Former Irish Prime Minister John Bruton explains. In the UK, a no-deal Brexit has become increasingly likely. This is because Prime Minister Theresa May has decided her priority is to avoid a split in the Conservative Party. She has...

Brexit Brings Revolution to Britain

July 20, 2016

The UK is not seeing anarchy but a revolution as large sections of the ruled are rebelling against the will of the ruling. On July 2, The Economist had a surprisingly alarmist cover-page heading. “Anarchy in the UK” it read, a claim it justified in an editorial that said the United Kingdom...