Week of Mar 22 – 28, 2022

Across the Pond by Steve Parkhurst

By Steve Parkhurst, Senior Editor,  USDR.

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


Rishi Sunak has just defined the next election

Will Macron surrender to the mob?

The French President is giving violent rioters what they want


Sunak’s mini-budget. A response to war and poverty? Or a reaction to criticism over tax?

Many of the measures in the statement were welcome. But is the Chancellor too easily spooked by his critics on the Right?

Rishi Sunak has set a trap for Labour at the next election

Pain now, jam and a tax cut tomorrow: John Rentoul on the chancellor’s plan to win in 2024


Rishi Sunak’s headache the day after he thought it had gone so well

The callousness of the spring statement towards people who rely on benefits or the state pension became clearer today


China may be facing its greatest Covid crisis yet


It’s a thumbs-up for Johnson as a war leader. From Ukrainians themselves – and here at home so far.

Grouping pupils to ensure they have the skills they need doesn’t restrict them – it frees them

Starmer Can’t Say Whether Women Can Have Penises

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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.