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How Far Must We Oblige the Will of the People?

How Far Must We Oblige the Will of the People?

Like many Americans, I imagine, I’m watching the wrangling over Brexit with a mixture of mirth and confusion. Mirth because our British friends are engaged in a political food fight which makes the tumult of Trump-era America seem downright pacific. Confusion because, being Americans, we are not well versed in the peculiarities of the United

Matt Evans: 2016 Is Looking Like a Bad Year to Be the Status Quo

The UK has voted to leave the European Union. Doug Burgum, a man who has not previously held public office, just had a successful primary victory over a competent and long serving attorney general. And Wednesday, Donald Trump gave the best speech he’s ever given. Even Slate magazine called the speech “terrifyingly effective”. The message

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