UK politics

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Sep 12, 2014
Photo: flickr/The Laird of Oldham

Scotland isn't Quebec, the U.K. isn't Canada

Simon Jones
In the last few weeks, the momentum for Scotland's independence seems to be with the Yes campaign. Some are keen to compare it to Quebec, but why? They couldn't be more different.
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Apr 9, 2013
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Thatcher championed greed, and we all suffered

James Clancy
Our most cynical politicians are paying enthusiastic tribute this week to Thatcher's legacy: she showed them how easy it can be to seize power by appealing to people's basest desire.
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