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Beneath the Radar
October 24, 2019
Brexit Fatigue Is No Reason to Leave the EU
British MPs are tired of arguing, but that’s no reason to approve Boris Johnson’s disastrous deal.
May 30, 2019
How Bad Can Brexit Get?
Theresa May is out, but the crisis that made her premiership both possible and untenable has intensified.
April 18, 2019
Brexit Is Not Just a Tragedy for Britain
The UK’s ridiculous behavior has made the EU look far more coherent than it deserves.
March 21, 2019
Brexit Has Made the UK a Laughingstock
The British political class is in crisis.
December 13, 2018
Which Is Worse, Trump or Brexit?
The answer will depend on what the left can make of what comes next.
The Nation is reader supported.
November 28, 2018
Deal or No Deal? The Season Finale of the United Kingdom
No one knows for sure how the Brexit episode will end.
October 26, 2018
If You Build a Left Movement, the Candidates Will Come
The “what” and “why” of politics are more urgent than the “who.”
September 27, 2018
A Small Nation That Thinks It’s a World Power
Brexit emerged from its supporters’ nostalgia for a supposedly glorious past.
June 8, 2018
The European Union’s Big, Unhappy Family
The UK isn’t the EU’s only “problem child.”
March 30, 2018
Trump and Brexit Are Symptoms of the Same Failure to Reckon With Racism
The US and UK remain in denial about race, immigration, and their place in the world.