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Brexit news and analysis from The Nation
October 14, 2019
How Boris Johnson Fell For America
Britain’s prime minister is a lifelong admirer of the US. How will Brexit change his—and his country’s—special relationship?
October 4, 2019
Labour’s Big Gamble on Brexit
By dodging a decision on the issue, the party has ceded political ground to the right while demoralizing some of its own ranks.
October 1, 2019
Letters From the October 14, 2019, Issue
Unrecognized labor… Taking offense… Hope amid troubles…
September 12, 2019
Why Doesn’t the GOP Resist Trump the Way the Tories Resist Boris Johnson?
D.D. Guttenplan on Britain and the United States, Katha Pollitt on Trump, and John Nichols on Republican resignations.
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September 5, 2019
Boris Johnson’s Latest Defeat Makes an Early Election Inevitable
In the contest over Britain’s future, Johnson’s opponents have won all the battles—but they could still lose the war.
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September 3, 2019
The Wheels Are Coming Off Britain
With Brexit, Britain is facing down a regressive, authoritarian, oligarch-backed far-right political project.
August 30, 2019
Brexit Gives Its Former Colonies a Whiff of Schadenfreude
Britain is learning what many of its former colonies already know: Democracy requires constant vigilance.
August 29, 2019
Boris Johnson Exposes the Big Lie of British Politics
Parliament has voted against every resolution to the Brexit saga, but Johnson has decided to forge ahead on his own.
July 27, 2019
Boris Johnson Interviewed Me for His Column. Here’s What Didn’t Make It Into Print.
On Brexit, race, and criminal justice, Britain’s new prime minister has always played both sides for maximum expediency.
Patricia J. Williams
June 13, 2019
Trump or Brexit: Don’t Make Us Choose
DD Guttenplan on politics, John Nichols with Rashida Tlaib, and Katha Pollitt on abortion and men.
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