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Slouching Towards Brexit – National Review

Slouching Towards Brexit – National Review

In the minds of its most fervent backers, Brexit was meant to mark the dawning of a new era for the United Kingdom, an unshackling from the straitjacket of the European Union, Britain’s glorious re-emergence as a global, cosmopolitan nation in the latter days of its golden Elizabethan era. Perhaps ...

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What lies ahead for divided Venezuela? – BBC News

What lies ahead for divided Venezuela? – BBC News

What will be the aftermath of Venezuela’s most controversial and violent election of recent times? “Good morning! We have a new constituent assembly!” began President Nicolás Maduro as he greeted his supporters in the Plaza Bolívar in Caracas shortly after the electoral authorities announced the result. The country’s National Electoral ...

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Who Ate Republicans' Brains? – New York Times

Who Ate Republicans' Brains? – New York Times

Paul Krugman When the tweeter-in-chief castigated Senate Republicans as “total quitters” for failing to repeal the Affordable Care Act, he couldn’t have been more wrong. In fact, they showed zombie-like relentlessness in their determination to take health care away from millions of Americans, shambling forward despite devastating analyses by the ...

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