Week of Aug 22 – 28

London USDR Across the Pond

By Steve Parkhurst, Senior Editor, USDR.

Looking at the news and opinion out of London each day.

8-24-17

Britain urgently needs a new economic plan to show that it’s ready for Brexit

Slowly but surely, the government is getting its act together on Brexit. It needs to start making actual hard choices in its “position papers”, not merely lists of options, but it is clear from the stream of documents being published that ministers and civil servants are finally gripping the issues in all of their bureaucratic complexity.

Focusing on another vote means the real work of grassroots campaigning and persuasion hasn’t taken place

Grenfell proved it: the British media are part of a disconnected elite

A terrible and dangerous divide exists in our society. And we are as guilty as the political classes are of allowing it to widen

8-23-17

Trump is powerless and May should avoid him

The American President got elected by infuriating the liberals, but is incapable of governing by the same means.

British vs EU judges: Who do ministers want to have the final say?

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Across The Pond is edited daily by Steve Parkhurst. Steve is a political consultant, a writer at his blog as well as a Senior Editor here at US Daily Review. Follow Steve on Twitter @SteveParkhurst

All opinions expressed on USDR are those of the author and not necessarily those of US Daily Review.