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The lesson is not that Democrats need to be centrists—but that they’d better get serious about trade, or right-wing populists like Trump will keep eating their lunch. Read more

America and the World

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The U.K. Labour candidate’s stand against economic inequality was not enough to overcome Boris Johnson’s populist appeal. Read more

America and the World

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Labour’s wipeout in yesterday’s British election highlights the transnational defection of the white working class and deepens the global crisis of the social democratic left. Read more

America and the World

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Sarah Jaffe

In the U.K. election’s final days, the feeling on the ground is very different from the story told in the news. Read more

America and the World

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The December 12 parliamentary election has brought out Labour’s secret weapon: organizers who have been working for years to end austerity and bring a new politics to the U.K. Read more

America and the World

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How did Boris Johnson almost solve Brexit? Irish Ambassador to the U.S. Daniel Mulhall says it was diplomacy. Read more

America and the World

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Scoping out what the results would mean for Britain—and Brexit. Read more

America and the World

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Many years of Brexit-induced uncertainty lie ahead. Read more

America and the World

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Labour’s best hope for victory in a general election, just as it was in 2017, is to get people talking about something besides Brexit. Read more

America and the World

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Sarah Jaffe

As Brexit looms, a surge of community organizing from within is bridging political divides and refocusing the British Labour Party. Read more

America and the World

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Which takes precedence: The 2016 referendum or the Parliament? (And what if the Parliament can’t take a position?) Read more

America and the World

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Boris Johnson is shredding Britain’s unwritten conventions of parliamentary democracy—and he faces no real challenge. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Boris Johnson will have to choose between Brexit revolutionary zeal and political expediency. Read more

Money, Politics and Power