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UK Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, June 21, 2017. (Press Association via AP Images / Kristy Wigglesworth)
Jeremy Corbyn Could Be the Next British Prime Minister. Now Comes the Hard Part.
With her tough talk on Brexit and cozying-up to Donald Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May does not go out of her way to elicit sympathy from progressives. But following her


Sarah Jones said: ‘One of the things about knife crime is that you solve some of the causes and you solve a lot of other things too.’
Photograph: Martin Godwin for the Guardian
UK needs coordinated strategy to tackle knife crime, says MP
Britain needs a 10-year, coordinated strategy to tackle knife crime among young people, similar to the successful long-term effort to reduce teenage pregnancy, the chair of an all-party group on knife crime has said.


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End all immigration controls – they’re a sign we value money more than people
When I was a teenager I went to West Berlin with my local youth orchestra to take part in an Anglo-German cultural exchange. It was 1983 and the wall was up. As we toured the city over 10 days, we would keep butting into this grotesque cold war installation blocking our way, and butting up against my 14-year-old’s defence of socialism.


‘After Sandy Hook gun advocates were far more likely to have contacted a public official about guns than those who support gun control.’
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Why Americans won’t give up their guns
Around 3.30am on 23 November 2013 a stray bullet shattered the window of an apartment in Indianapolis where a couple watched television while their two-month-old baby slept. The man called 911, with panic in his voice. “I need to get out of here,” he told the dispatcher. “Can you get a car so I can get out of here?”
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No Place Like Home – A Black Briton’s Journey through the American South
book review
'The idea of retracing the route is a great one, urgent and necessary.'
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