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U.K. Plans to Pass Anti-B.D.S. Law

U.K. Plans to Pass Anti-B.D.S. Law

The new Conservative government plans to pass a law restricting local authorities from participating in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
U.K. Plans to Pass Anti-B.D.S. Law

U.K. Plans to Pass Anti-B.D.S. Law

The new Conservative government plans to pass a law restricting local authorities from participating in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
With Echoes of Trump, Boris Johnson Scorns the BBC

With Echoes of Trump, Boris Johnson Scorns the BBC

The prime minister and his party question the broadcaster’s reliance on fees paid by viewers. They are increasingly at odds with its journalism, too.
With Echoes of Trump, Boris Johnson Scorns the BBC

With Echoes of Trump, Boris Johnson Scorns the BBC

The prime minister and his party question the broadcaster’s reliance on fees paid by viewers. They are increasingly at odds with its journalism, too.
Welcome to Parliament. Now Sit Down and Shut Up.

Welcome to Parliament. Now Sit Down and Shut Up.

New lawmakers may have realized a lifetime ambition. But with a huge Conservative majority, individual members will have little influence.
Violence in Northern Ireland Rising Amid Political Paralysis

Violence in Northern Ireland Rising Amid Political Paralysis

Paramilitary attacks are increasing again, fueled by economic stagnation, a leadership vacuum and the impact of a looming Brexit.
Violence in Northern Ireland Rising Amid Political Paralysis

Violence in Northern Ireland Rising Amid Political Paralysis

Paramilitary attacks are increasing again, fueled by economic stagnation, a leadership vacuum and the impact of a looming Brexit.
The U.K. Election Explained, in One Number

The U.K. Election Explained, in One Number

Votes for the pro-Brexit Conservatives had 10 times the effective power of votes for the anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats. Thank the electoral system known as “first past the post.”
The U.K. Election Explained, in One Number

The U.K. Election Explained, in One Number

Votes for the pro-Brexit Conservatives had 10 times the effective power of votes for the anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats. Thank the electoral system known as “first past the post.”
How Labour’s Working-Class Vote Crumbled and Its Nemesis Won the North

How Labour’s Working-Class Vote Crumbled and Its Nemesis Won the North

The Labour Party’s devastating defeat in an ex-stronghold has grave consequences for a party: Its two wings — older and working class and urban and educated — appear to have irreconcilable
Britain’s Ominous Portent for Democrats

Britain’s Ominous Portent for Democrats

Warren and Sanders supporters should consider the fate of Jeremy Corbyn.
Labour’s Crushing Loss in Britain Adds to ‘Too Far Left?’ Debate in U.S.

Labour’s Crushing Loss in Britain Adds to ‘Too Far Left?’ Debate in U.S.

Centrist Democrats portrayed Boris Johnson’s victory as a warning sign for the American election. Progressives said there were few similarities between the two political races.
Labour’s Crushing Loss in Britain Adds to ‘Too Far Left?’ Debate in U.S.

Labour’s Crushing Loss in Britain Adds to ‘Too Far Left?’ Debate in U.S.

Centrist Democrats portrayed Boris Johnson’s victory as a warning sign for the American election. Progressives said there were few similarities between the two political races.
Boris Johnson and the Coming Trump Victory in 2020

Boris Johnson and the Coming Trump Victory in 2020

In the postindustrial wasteland, the working class embraced an old Etonian mouthing about unleashed British potential.
How Labour’s Working-Class Vote Crumbled and Its Nemesis Won the North

How Labour’s Working-Class Vote Crumbled and Its Nemesis Won the North

The Labour Party’s devastating defeat in an ex-stronghold has grave consequences for a party: Its two wings — older and working class and urban and educated — appear to have irreconcilable
It Was a Great Day for Trump, Except for That ‘Scam’

It Was a Great Day for Trump, Except for That ‘Scam’

The president expressed delight in a “wild week” of deal making, but his frustration over impeachment was never far from the surface.
It Was a Great Day for Trump, Except for That ‘Scam’

It Was a Great Day for Trump, Except for That ‘Scam’

The president expressed delight in a “wild week” of deal making, but his frustration over impeachment was never far from the surface.
For Scotland and Northern Ireland, a Weakening of Ties

For Scotland and Northern Ireland, a Weakening of Ties

Both strongly opposed Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan. With that now a certainty, independence is in the air, particularly in Scotland.
For Scotland and Northern Ireland, a Weakening of Ties

For Scotland and Northern Ireland, a Weakening of Ties

Both strongly opposed Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan. With that now a certainty, independence is in the air, particularly in Scotland.
The United Kingdom Has Voted. Will It Remain United?

The United Kingdom Has Voted. Will It Remain United?

Boris Johnson’s resounding victory means Britain will almost certainly leave the European Union. But what will become of Scotland and Northern Ireland?