July 9, 2014

London More Toxic Than Beijing

Zoe Williams, The Guardian


Oxford Street's more polluted than Beijing and the sky's alive with cranes. Just what kind of city is Boris Johnson creating?

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June 30, 2014
Princes Charles and the Royal Prerogative
Daily Telegraph
The Prince of Wales’s critics are in a flap because His Royal Highness has opinions – on grammar schools, climate change and complementary medicine, among other things. What particularly troubles them is that he has expressed... more ››
June 30, 2014
Europe Just Became Even More German
Mats Persson, Daily Telegraph
Some German commentators and politicians bought into the idea of Spitzenkandidaten because they see it as a way of replicating the German federal model at the EU level (NB: ‘federalism’ has a different meaning in... more ››
July 1, 2014
The Monarchy Is Holding Canada Back
Paul Heinbecker, Globe and Mail
Fealty to the British monarchy is an anachronism and a drag on Canadian foreign policy that confuses many and delivers little. It is time to turn the page on Buckingham Palace. Doing so need not disavow our history nor disrespect... more ››
June 29, 2014
The EU Elects a President Nobody Wants
Ian Traynor, The Guardian
A catalogue of complacency, negligence, miscalculation and manoeuvring by national leaders over the past nine months conspired to deliver an outcome no one really wanted – Jean-Claude Juncker, Europe's accidental president. more ››