Week of Nov 19 – 25

Across the Pond by Steve Parkhurst

By Steve Parkhurst, Senior Editor,  USDR.

Looking at the news and opinion out of London each day. *The UK has a national leadership election on December 12*


Brexit should boost growth

The Remain financial establishment  led by Mr Hammond 2017-19 followed policies which have led to a slowdown in UK growth. It is true there has been a global slowdown led by manufacturing, but that easily forecastable fact should have made them change their policy even more in the direction of promoting growth.


The fanatical intolerance of the liberal Left is a sin against Reason

When exactly did it become a rule on the Left that anybody who disagreed with you was evil – not wrong, or misguided, or ill-informed but purposefully wicked? Actually I believe I know the answer to this. In fact, I think I was there when it happened. There was a seminal moment that I recall vividly when my generation at Berkeley was engaged in creating what would come to be known as the international student revolution.


Labour’s manifesto is extraordinary – and not in a good way

Labour’s manifesto: tough on profits, tough on the causes of profits



There are too many wars. Wars happen when diplomacy fails. When wars end talking has to resume. A victor in war can lose the peace.

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Across The Pond is edited daily by Steve Parkhurst. Steve is a political consultant, a baseball beat writer, 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.