united-kingdom

British austerity was even worse than you thought

Beware of economists yielding regressions, but the latest work on the effects of austerity should make you stand up and take notice.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 9, 2013

The UK wants to filter porn. Here’s how it might hurt the Internet.

UK internet service providers will start filtering porn soon. Similar measures in other countries haven't worked out so well.

Congrats on being born, Royal Baby. Your timing is terrible.

Once, being the British royal family head was a boss position. Now it just means powerlessly overseeing decline.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 22, 2013

A look back at Margaret Thatcher’s economic record

Margaret Thatcher fundamentally changed how the government of Britain worked, and influenced everyone from Ronald Reagan to Brian Mulroney in the process.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 8, 2013