Claire has returned to print after many years in broadcast journalism. She’s covered recent British General Elections, the Brexit referendum and Scottish referendum on independence for the Pittsburgh Post Gazette and Toledo Blade. Here are some of her pieces.
Brexit opens uncertain chapter for UK
Brexit vote – Cameron steps down
Early vote may have backfired for PM
British Head to the polls in unexpected election
Challenges lie ahead for UK, Scotland
Pro-Union camp achieves victory in Scotland
Scotland’s vote could transform Britain
Passions run high as vote on Scottish independence nears
Patriotism could play large role in Scottish referendum
Independence in Scotland could hinge on economics
Britons cancel PM’s question time amid hand-wringing over Scotland
England puzzling over Scotland’s bid for independence
You can also read her Op Ed pieces for the Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Attempting to regulate the wayward press
What’s the British problem with Europe?
Remnants of Empire
House of Lords Reform
David Cameron’s Pasty Wars
European Election Blues
And here’s a feature for the Financial Times on tax rebellion in the Turks and Caicos Islands, a British Overseas Territory.
Below are some of her earliest pieces, filed from Indonesia when she was correspondent there for the Financial Times.
Click on an image to see an easier to read .pdf of the article
Time Heals Few Wounds in East Timor – Claire Bolderson – FT 7-11-90
Indonesia’s Economic Takeoff Subject to Delay – Claire Bolderson – FT 25-10-91
Split Over Spoils of Aceh’s Riches Fuels Indonesia Violence – Claire Bolderson – FT 2-8-90
Indonesia Concerned as Cambodians Take to Sea – Claire Bolderson -FT 3-7-90
Indonesia Seeks Developers for Inhospitable Irian Jaya – Claire Bolderson – FT 1 10 1991