Tag: england

  • The Inadequate Answers of Liz Truss, Britain’s Likely Next Prime Minister | The New Yorker

    The Inadequate Answers of Liz Truss, Britain’s Likely Next Prime MinisterBoris Johnson’s probable successor is offering little comfort as a recession looms.via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/news/letter-from-the-uk/the-inadequate-answers-of-liz-truss-britains-likely-next-prime-ministerBritain’s summer has been baking and listless in the main, weeks of bright, wan sunshine, unbroken by rain or any particular hope. In July, southern England received a thimble’s worth […]

  • The Shameless Farce of Boris Johnson’s Attempt to Send Refugees to Rwanda | The New Yorker

    The Shameless Farce of Boris Johnson’s Attempt to Send Refugees to RwandaA plane was on the runway when the European Court of Human Rights interceded. Now Britain may leave the court.via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/the-shameless-farce-of-boris-johnsons-attempt-to-send-refugees-to-rwandaThe European court ruling prompted a wave of emergency appeals from the other six passengers. At around 10 p.m., half an […]

  • How Putin’s Oligarchs Bought London | The New Yorker

    How Putin’s Oligarchs Bought LondonFrom banking to boarding schools, the British establishment has long been at their service, discretion guaranteed.via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2022/03/28/how-putins-oligarchs-bought-londonThe stark implication of “Putin’s People” is not just that the President of Russia may be a silent partner in one of England’s most storied sports franchises but also that England itself has […]