Robin Koerner
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Robin Koerner is a 30-something British permanent resident of the USA. He is the founder and publisher of WatchingAmerica.com, an organization of 400 volunteers that is dedicated to translating and posting in English news and views about the USA from all over the world. He holds degrees in physics and philosophy from Cambridge University (UK), has lived on three continents, and has experience in the fields of real estate, teaching and the media.

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Why Ukip? The Answer Is In History - Not Bigotry

(2) Comments | Posted 27 May 2014 | (22:09)

Many people regard Magna Carta as the first Constitutional guarantee of the basic liberties of the English-speaking world.

Fewer people know that Magna Carta wasn't imposed on King John just because he abused his power (which after all has been true of most kings...

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State vs. Parent: The Crowding Out of Choice

(1) Comments | Posted 23 March 2013 | (07:11)

When welfarism fails most spectacularly, it is usually because it attempts to treat a perceived social or economic problem without understanding -- let alone undoing -- its cause. Often, this treatment of symptom only serves to mask the cause, establishing it more firmly in society, typically distorting incentives and having...

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