Explained: Why Prince Harry and Meghan 'Stepped Back'
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Benjamin T. Jones


What does this mean for the Queen?

Key point: The monarchy has transformed itself over the last century. Its chameleon-like nature has let it survive from the age of empires to the age of democracy.

Bill Shorten, when leader of the opposition, promised a plebiscite on Australia becoming a republic if he won the country’s 2019 federal election. That did not happen but it is interesting to imagine what the result of such a vote would have been.

On the one hand,...

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