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The Time Is Ripe for Commonwealth Countries to Ditch the British Monarchy

The change in monarch comes at an auspicious time for the Commonwealth, as a number of countries—including Jamaica and Australia—had already been making moves toward removing the queen as head of state, and these calls are likely only to grow now she is being succeeded by her less popular son. Barbados already transitioned into a […]

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Indigenous Australian Athlete Gets Fined for Criticising the Queen

Caitlin Moran celebrates with team mates after winning the 2017 Rugby League Women’s World Cup Final in 2017. Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images An Indigenous women’s rugby league player in Australia has been fined and hit with a one-match ban for criticising Queen Elizabeth II. Caitlin Moran, a 25-year-old who plays for Newcastle in Australia’s […]

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