Battle on the Thames


May 3 Podcast

Who will come out on top when the Brits go to the polls on May 6? Matt Malone, S.J., reports from London on a surprisingly tight election.
Matt Malone, S.J., a former associate editor at America, reports from London on what may be the closest--and most exciting--race to lead Parliament in decades. What happens if there is a "hung Parliament," and what role does the Queen play in this scenario? How does the British election compare with its American counterpart? Malone provides cogent analysis along with a helpful introduction to the unique intricacies of the British political system.
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