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Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on Sept. 2, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Chris Ratcliffe.

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

"We've Never Seen A Generation This Educated Also Be This Unemployed"

The quote above from from an Atlantic article about youth unemployment in the European Union. Not, thankfully, America. But still, the picture in the EU is grim, and you have to wonder how much behind the curve America is on this front: The EU unemployment rate set a new all-time high of 12.2 percent, according