Britain

An Honest Day’s Pay

An Honest Day’s Pay

April 16, 2014

The latest British parliamentary spat was a further ripple from the scandal

Modern Weapons

No Tweets for Turkey

No Tweets for Turkey

March 26, 2014

Last week, Turkey decided to ban Twitter. The move was a reaction to supposed

Britain

The Death of Two Left-Wing Idealists

The Death of Two Left-Wing Idealists

March 20, 2014

Last week saw the passing of two prominent figures on the extreme left wing of

Britain

Scotland’s Foolish Romanticism

Scotland’s Foolish Romanticism

March 07, 2014

In just under 200 days, Scottish voters will face a referendum on whether or

Britain

After the Deluge

After the Deluge

February 25, 2014

Britannia, we proudly and rather wistfully proclaim, rules the waves. Over the

Winning

Tell the Truth and Don’t Apologize

Tell the Truth and Don’t Apologize

February 18, 2014

I suppose the biggest topical subject of the moment is the Winter Olympics.

Europe

Britain’s New Tax Spat

Britain’s New Tax Spat

February 11, 2014

The latest political spat in the UK is over income tax. Well, let me qualify

Real Estate

Signs of a City on the Edge of a Nervous Breakdown

Signs of a City on the Edge of a Nervous Breakdown

September 19, 2013

Dr. Watson’s description of London—“ that great cesspool into which all

Commerce

Apocalypse Not

Apocalypse Not

December 31, 2009

MISSING: global recession, 6 billion careless owners. No, really, why do I see