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Brexit



  • Why the Hope for Peace is Waning in Northern Ireland

    by James Waller

    "The Troubles, the decades-long Catholic uprising against British rule starting in the 1960s, began with Catholic frustration over a government that would not leave. If widespread violence returns, it will be because of Protestant frustration over a government that would not stay."



  • Why Britain Brexited

    by Tom McTague

    For decades, the country has struggled with the challenge facing the modern nation-state: how to balance control and influence.


  • Brexit and the End of the United Kingdom

    by Ed Simon

    Because of Boris Johnson’s ascendancy, it must be considered that it is not only inevitable that there won’t be a United Kingdom again, but that it’s necessary that there shouldn’t be. 


  • The Ghosts of Founders Past

    by Jason Pack

    Halloween held a ghoulish surprise for American President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. As a result of their hubris, they were both forced to watch their longstanding dreams of unbridled executive authority die in the ditch of rule of law.



  • American Brexit

    by Tom Engelhardt

    It’s Not Just Britain Headed for the Subbasement of Imperial History.


  • Fictional History, Patriotism, and the Fight for Scottish Independence

    by LuAnn McCracken Fletcher

    As promoters of Scotland as a tourist destination continue to embrace “tartan heritage” in an effort to support Scotland’s important tourist industry, they unwittingly reinforce a version of history that serves the purpose of political propaganda, rather than disseminating a nuanced understanding of Scotland’s past.