Post Tagged with: "United Kingdom"

Theresa May walking in the rain after church.

Brexit and why I still admire British political culture

Britain’s Attorney General Geoffrey Cox, a Tory politician appointed by the current prime minister, advised that Theresa May’s last ditch efforts to secure legally binding reassurances for her Brexit deal around the controversial backstop clause fell short of guaranteeing that the United Kingdom could unilaterally withdraw itself from a situation that would see Northern Ireland unified indefinitely with the Republic of […]

by · March 12, 2019 · Politics
George Soros

George Soros elected Honorary Fellow of the British Academy

On Friday, July 21 the British Academy announced sixty six of the “world’s leading minds” as new Fellows of the Academy. George Soros, Chairman, Soros Fund Management; Founder and Chairman, Open Society Foundations is a new Honorary Fellow. The announcement noted that Fellows of the British Academy represent the very best of humanities and they contribute to research of social […]

by · July 25, 2017 · Culture
My hovercraft is full of eels

My hovercraft is full of eels

A couple of weeks ago the British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced that Terry Jones, who is best known for his part in the sketch comedy group Monty Python, has been diagnosed with a rare form of dementia. Primary Progressive Aphasia is a devastating disease, a rare neurological disorder that affects a person’s ability to communicate. Jones is […]

by · December 4, 2016 · Culture