Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Chris Patten

Chris Patten, the last British governor of Hong Kong and a former EU commissioner for external affairs, is Chancellor of the University of Oxford.

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Politics 12

May’s Day

Britain’s new prime minister, Theresa May, faces a monumental task: fulfilling voters’ demand to “Brexit” the EU, and dealing with the far-reaching consequences of that effort. She will need to muster… read more

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Education 61

The Closing of the Academic Mind

Any denial of academic freedom is a blow struck against the meaning of a university. The irony today is that some of the most worrying attacks on academic freedom have been coming from inside universi… read more

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Politics 10

Britain’s Watershed Year

In the UK, a referendum on whether to remain a member of the EU is likely to take place before the end of the year. If, deluded by mendacity and make-believe, British voters choose to quit, they will … read more

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