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Scottish Independence: What If the Answer’s “Yes”?



Today, Wednesday the 17th of September, when I say “United Kingdom,” I refer to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, a sovereign state made up primarily of England, Scotland, and Wales. But what will “United Kingdom” mean at the end of the week, after Scotland holds its…

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Countdown to Carney at the Bank of England



Britain’s reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, has graced the obverse (that’s coin-and-currency aficionado jargon for “front”) of the Canadian $20 banknote since 1954. Now, 59 years later, a Canadian is getting the opportunity to influence British money…well, monetary policy, at least.…

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