Today’s news includes the information that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have let go the 15-strong staff of their office in Buckingham Palace.


Mark Carney leaves his job as Governor of the Bank of England in March, stepping easily into several new positions: notably, U.N. Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance and special advisor to the British Prime Minister for the Glasgow COP26 conference on climate change in November.


Three great social forces are now colliding in the politics of the English-speaking world: industrial and technical progress, a rising tide of environmental regulation, and democratic government.


A British film about the referendum portrays brilliantly the political currents that shocked the U.K.’s ruling class.