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Critics say that the proposed legislation resembles a recently enacted U.S. law that has beens blamed for increasing risks to voluntary sex workers.
This proud port community is on the frontline of a global political upheaval.
Is there any level he won't sink to? Uh, no. No, there isn't.
Cox's death invites some intense soul searching -- not only in Britain but also in the United States -- about the West's failure to prevent the worst humanitarian disaster since the Second World War.
The logic is simple: They don't want their nation or their TV network endorsing such explicit bigotry.
Feminine hygiene products are considered a "luxury item" by the British government.
There is little prospect for now of UKIP winning more than a half a dozen of 650 seats in a national election in May next
Why on earth did the Scots, largely quiescent as part of Great Britain for three centuries, suddenly become the mouse that roared? It wasn't because they became besotted watching re-runs of Braveheart or Rob Roy, or even because they coveted more of a share of North Sea oil revenues. No, the Scots got sick and tired of Thatcherite policies imposed from London. Thanks to the partial form of federalism known as "devolution" provided by the Labour government of Tony Blair in 1997, Scotland got to keep such progressive policies as free higher education and an intact national health service, while the rest of the U.K. partly privatized the health service and began compelling young people to go into debt to finance college like their American cousins.
Take a moment, please, to note the passing of a distinguished spokesman for the left, a man both firebrand and gadfly, of whom many Americans have never even heard. Yet what he did and said are of importance to us all and especially to the cause of democracy.
The West has lost its ability to coordinate solutions to global crises, from Syria to the long recovery following the Great
The British Parliament's rejection of an attack on Syria is a direct contrast -- and implicit challenge -- to the political war system of the United States. Now all eyes turn to Congress, where the bar has suddenly been raised.
The British parliament's vote against going along with the United States' attack on Syria is a direct result of that country's attempts to come to terms with the lies of the Iraq War.