Hello from the other side. After eight years of talks, China and 14 other nations from Japan to New Zealand to Myanmar on Sunday formally signed one of the world’s largest regional free trade agreem
A couple nights ago, Boris Johnson negotiated a new withdrawal agreement with the European Union. One thing needs to be made clear — this is not a trade deal, this is not a final arrangement, it
Yesterday afternoon, the news that an emergency cabinet meeting scheduled for 5PM (of this nascent government) and then a PM announcement in front of No. 10 for 6PM caught our attention. While prorogu
Given there is no majority in the House of Commons for a no-deal Brexit, and while Boris Johnson might be many things, he does appear to possess the ability to count, he’s decided to go all-in a
In every sense of the word. Skimming the comments to my post on Monday, I came across this (apologies to the OP; I didn’t copy the name), which touches on a conversation I’ve been having o
It’s a source of extraordinary frustration that the British Labour Party doesn’t take a firm stance against the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. One argument for the much ballyho
[Thanks so much to Erik for his kind intro and the rest of you for your welcome messages. For the record: anti-ketchup, all the way. Don’t get me started on mayonnaise.] This we know: 2016 was a
Jeremy Corbyn chairs a meeting of the Shadow Cabinet (a meme that did the rounds yesterday) Seeing as how it’s Labour, the obvious choice is to hit the self-destruct button.