Politics & Society DispatchesDavid StewartOctober 02, 2017
Spanish police tried to shut down polling places and fired rubber bullets to prevent Catalans from voting in the Oct. 1 referendum for independence.
Politics & Society DispatchesDavid StewartAugust 07, 2017
Far-right groups are “crowdfunding” to pay for a purported defense of Europe. The aim of the new-right is to target vessels of various charities and aid agencies that are trying to rescue refugees at risk on the Mediterranean.
Politics & Society DispatchesDavid StewartJuly 12, 2017
When it proved necessary to negotiate with the D.U.P to secure their support in the House of Commons, the money tree was found and shaken and over £1 billion of public spending promised to the Six Counties of Northern Ireland.
Politics & Society DispatchesDavid StewartJune 30, 2017
That the Grenfell Tower fire happened in a poverty-stricken enclave of the richest of London’s boroughs quickly became an unavoidable symbol of how divided the united kingdoms have become. And it was not the terrorists who divided us.
Politics & Society DispatchesDavid StewartJune 09, 2017
Winners are losers in the United Kingdom's snap election.
Politics & Society DispatchesDavid StewartJune 06, 2017
Prime Minister May’s record on terrorism, and a widespread hostility to Donald Trump, also complicates the Tories’ bid for a mandate in parliamentary elections.
Politics & Society DispatchesDavid StewartMay 19, 2017
More and more, the political campaigns are indistinguishable from advertising campaigns for, say, breakfast cereals.
Politics & Society DispatchesDavid StewartMay 05, 2017
The U.K. populace at large did not appear to share the delight of the media and the political classes as the shortest parliament in 45 years came to an abrupt end.
Arts & Culture TheaterDavid StewartApril 26, 2017
The 'Hamlet'-inspired play made the playwright Tom Stoppard an overnight sensation.