Britain's New Politics

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Simon Schama reflects on the political dramas following the general election and favourably compares the British system for a swift handover of power to the cumbersome American one. He praises the party leaders for managing, ultimately, to rise above the usual partisan rhetoric, and looks forward to a new politics in the spirit of Thomas Paine.

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Sun 16 May 2010 08:50

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