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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?
In Johnson Victory, Democrats and Republicans See Lessons for 2020

In Johnson Victory, Democrats and Republicans See Lessons for 2020

The 2016 Brexit vote seemed to be a harbinger of President Trump’s election. But Boris Johnson’s victory may be different.
In Johnson Victory, Democrats and Republicans See Lessons for 2020

In Johnson Victory, Democrats and Republicans See Lessons for 2020

The 2016 Brexit vote seemed to be a harbinger of President Trump’s election. But Boris Johnson’s victory may be different.

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

The year in pictures. This is what racism sounds like in banking. Gretchen Carlson wants her voice back. In praise of public restrooms, and more.

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

The year in pictures. This is what racism sounds like in banking. Gretchen Carlson wants her voice back. In praise of public restrooms, and more.

Brexit Is Going to Get Done. But on Whose Terms?

Boris Johnson’s victory has drawn in millions of former Labour voters whose vision of Brexit is far different from the Conservative establishment’s.
U.K. Election Result Starts Clock on Brexit Talks With E.U.

U.K. Election Result Starts Clock on Brexit Talks With E.U.

Few expect the negotiations on the country’s future trade and security relationship with the bloc to be quick or easy.
U.K. Election Result Starts Clock on Brexit Talks With E.U.

U.K. Election Result Starts Clock on Brexit Talks With E.U.

Few expect the negotiations on the country’s future trade and security relationship with the bloc to be quick or easy.

Brexit Is Going to Get Done. But on Whose Terms?

Boris Johnson’s victory has drawn in millions of former Labour voters whose vision of Brexit is far different from the Conservative establishment’s.
What the U.K. Election Result Means for Global Business

What the U.K. Election Result Means for Global Business

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the government now had “a powerful new mandate to get Brexit done,” a stance that goes against decades of greater economic integration.
Brexit Once Meant a Weaker British Pound, but Not Anymore

Brexit Once Meant a Weaker British Pound, but Not Anymore

Britain’s currency has gained on the prospect that a Conservative victory will remove uncertainty about the break from the European Union.
The Politics of Exhaustion

The Politics of Exhaustion

Voters pick whichever candidate exhausts them less.
Brexit Once Meant a Weaker British Pound, but Not Anymore

Brexit Once Meant a Weaker British Pound, but Not Anymore

Britain’s currency has gained on the prospect that a Conservative victory will remove uncertainty about the break from the European Union.