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British Prime Minister Theresa May informing the House of Commons Monday that the vote on the EU-UK withdrawal agreement was being deferred.

On Monday, at the start of the fourth of the five days scheduled for debate in the British House of Commons on a motion to approve the 585-page withdrawal agreement and 26-page political declaration on the future of the relationship with the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May announced...

David Blight (left) and Ta-Nahesi Coates on stage at the Yale University Art Gallery. (Photo credit: Daniel Vieira)

Ta-Nehisi Coates — bestselling author and distinguished writer in residence at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute — confessed to a packed Yale Art Gallery auditorium that he first became aware of Yale historian David Blight around 2008 while seeking educationally...

Refugees arriving in Spain after rescue in Mediterranean.

As xenophobic and eurosceptic parties registered large gains in elections throughout Western Europe in recent years, Spain appeared to be an exception, its voters apparently immunized from the appeals of right-wing populism both by the memory of the authoritarian regime of Francisco Franco and...

Ambassador Luis C.deBaca (retired), Robina Fellow in Modern Slavery, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Abolition, & Resistance at the MacMillan Center

Ambassador Luis C.deBaca (retired) Ambassador Luis C.deBaca, Robina Fellow in Modern Slavery, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Abolition, & Resistance at the MacMillan Center, has negotiated law enforcement, labor, and human rights advances and managed multi-million dollar...

On November 30, the MacMillan Center, in conjunction with Queen’s University Belfast, hosted a conference commemorating and reflecting on twenty years of the Good Friday Agreement, titled “Twenty Years of Peace: Progress and Possibilities in Northern Ireland.” Organized by Professor Bonnie Weir...