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Therese Raphael

Therese Raphael

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Northern Ireland Is the First Test of the Post-Brexit Order

Trade deals, like peace agreements, aren’t worth the paper they’re printed on without good faith ves

The Road From Brexit to Becoming a Settled State

The European Union and the UK concluded a post-Brexit trade deal last year, but things haven’t gotte

Britain’s Virus Fight Enters its Guerrilla War Stage

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to provide a roadmap out of England’s lockdown restrictions on F

Teens Are Suffering in Lockdown Isolation. Can Tech Help?

This won’t come as a shock: New research shows that the pandemic is disproportionately impacting chi

Can 500 Pounds Convince People to Self-Isolate?

If one of the main reasons coronavirus infection rates remain so high is that people refuse to self-

Brexit’s Troubles Aren’t All Teething Problems

For anyone who thought Brexit was done in 2020, the early signs are that it will, once virus woes se

Vaccine Immunity Seems a Far Way Off in London

This wasn’t the start to the new year that Boris Johnson envisaged.

Boris Johnson's Travel Policy Has Been a Mess

It bears asking: How is it that an island nation ended up in the seventh circle of Covid hell? Th

How Boris Johnson Could Reopen Britain in February

The New Year in Britain begins with a new national lockdown, but Boris Johnson has promised things w

Boris Johnson Has No One Else to Blame Now

In 2019, Boris Johnson took power in Britain.

Now We Know How Boris Johnson's Movie Ends

Now we know how this movie ends.

The Fish Fight Reveals Ultimate Brexit Truths

A Brexit trade deal may be announced soon, or it might not.

British Sovereignty Means Free Will, Not a Free Lunch

Only a handful of people are privy to what’s going on inside the “tunnel” of European Union-UK trade

English Exceptionalism Is One More Big Brexit Hurdle

Anyone watching the final days of the Brexit negotiations should receive free treatment for whiplash


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