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Author Archives: Mark Doyle

The Police Reform That Wasn’t

Op-Ed Columnist Mark Doyle suggests that the best police reform in Britain would be achieved by looking to the Victorian example.

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Mau Mauing the Flak Catchers in the London High Court

Op-Ed Columnist Mark Doyle discusses the use of the British legal system by former Mau Mau adherents in their quest for monetary damages.

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“Muslim Rage” in British India

Op-ed Columnist Mark Doyle shows that the Western media’s portrayal of Muslims hasn’t changed much in the last 135 years.

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The Death of Lords Reform

The Tory backbenchers who recently killed House of Lords Reform seem reminiscent of those Tory backbenchers who opposed the much more contentious change in 1911, according to Mark Doyle.

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How England Invented the Olympics

Op-Ed Columnist Mark Doyle discusses what inspired William Penny Brookes, an Englishman, to develop the modern Olympic Games.

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When Martin Met Elizabeth

Op-Ed Columnist Mark Doyle reflects on Sinn Fein’s recent move towards a moderate, monarchy-tolerant Irish nationalism.

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Commerce, Dissent, and the Jubilee

Op-Ed Columnist Mark Doyle reflects on the Diamond Jubilee celebrations for Queen Elizabeth II.

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Roads to Nowhere

Op-Ed Columnist Mark Doyle calls into question Prime Minister David Cameron’s recent announcement that the British should turn to the example of the Victorians when improving the country’s road network.

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Don’t Mention the Iceberg

Op-Ed Columnist Mark Doyle investigates the hidden history of sectarianism that defined the Belfast shipyards as much as the production of oceanliners like the Titanic.

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What Lies Beneath the Falklands

Op-Ed Columnist Mark Doyle investigates the long and tangled history between Britain and Argentina as the 30-year anniversary of the Falklands War approaches.

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