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Boris Johnson

  1. foreign interests
    The Bonfire of the ToriesBoris Johnson’s comeback attempt failed, but that won’t save the party from itself.
  2. foreign interests
    Boris Johnson Could Really, Actually Be Prime Minister AgainNothing signifies “return to stability” like BoJo.
  3. foreign interests
    In Liz Truss, the Era of Boris ContinuesWhat has Johnson’s culture of corruption wrought?
  4. stop the presses
    What Will the London Press Do Without Boris Johnson?They party on. And secretly mourn a little, too.
  5. democracy
    Boris Johnson’s Downfall Should Make Americans JealousA parliamentary system such as the U.K.’s would be far more resistant to toxic figures like Trump and toxic ideas like rescinding abortion rights.
  6. foreign interests
    Good-bye, Boris JohnsonHow the king of Brexit fell so far, so quickly.
  7. foreign interests
    Boris Johnson Wants to Keep Partying a Little LongerThe extremely embattled PM announced his intention to resign — in a few months.
  8. foreign interests
    This Really, Really, Really Might Be the End for Boris JohnsonAfter the umpteenth scandal of his tenure, the prime minister is rapidly losing support from his political allies.
  9. foreign interests
    Boris Johnson Can’t LoseThe prime minister finally seems on the verge of succumbing to political gravity. He may have a move or two left.
  10. partygate
    Boris Johnson Lives to Lie Another DayThe scandal-tarred PM survived a no-confidence vote over his pandemic partying and subsequent dissembling. But his hold on power looks tenuous.
  11. partygate
    Millionth Boris Johnson Pandemic Party ExposedWill this be the one that forces his resignation? Nah, probably not.
  12. partygate
    The Man Trying to Take Down Boris JohnsonIt’s “an unpleasant but necessary job,” says Dominic Cummings. “It’s like sort of fixing the drains.”
  13. partygate
    Boris’s Empire Strikes BackCan Britain’s embattled prime minister hang on?
  14. hypocrisy
    Why Brits Are So Incredibly Angry at Boris JohnsonAmericans don’t understand the extremity of the COVID measures our prime minister gleefully ignored.
  15. shock horror
    It’s Another Big Oh No for BoJoHow many lockdown parties did the embattled PM attend, exactly?
  16. shock horror
    Two Drab Photos Are Endangering Boris Johnson’s CareerBojo is losing some of his mojo.
  17. scandals
    BoJo Embroiled in COVID Christmas Party Shock HorrorAnother headache for No. 10 Downing Street.
  18. cop26
    The New Politics of Climate HyperboleAre the world’s leaders talking a big game on climate because they want to take action, or because they don’t?
  19. covid-19
    Why Are U.K. COVID Cases Soaring?The highly vaccinated country is experiencing its biggest spike in new infections since midsummer.
  20. coronavirus
    The United Kingdom Picked a Bad Time to Declare ‘Freedom’ From COVIDOn “Freedom Day” ending most pandemic restrictions, Boris Johnson was in quarantine, the CDC urged Americans not to visit, and 39,950 tested positive.
  21. sports
    The National Psychodrama of England’s Euro 2020England is on the brink of exorcising its soccer demons. Can victory bring a hopelessly divided country together?
  22. covid-19
    U.K. Delays End of Lockdown Amid Spread of Delta COVID VariantPrime Minister Boris Johnson has pushed back the easing of pandemic restrictions in the country to July 19.
  23. the national interest
    How the American Right Lost Its Chance to Get Sane on Climate ChangeA brainless Republican Party stands alone in its denial.
  24. politics
    Why Tensions in Northern Ireland Have ReignitedNorthern Ireland is seeing its worst violence in years, with anger over Brexit acting as fuel and a fight over COVID restrictions adding the spark.
  25. international affairs
    What to Make of the U.K.-E.U. Brexit Trade DealThe agreement will ensure Britain continued access to the European market, but doesn’t cover the service sector and leaves many issues unresolved.
  26. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Larry Kramer’s SecretThe last word you might associate with him is sweet. But he often was. I also saw him as a radical conservative, of sorts.
  27. coronavirus
    Boris Johnson Is Now in Intensive Care Due to Coronavirus SymptomsWhile the British prime minister was hospitalized on Sunday as a “precautionary measure,” his condition has worsened and he is now in the ICU.
  28. coronavirus
    Boris Johnson Tests Positive for the CoronavirusThe U.K. prime minister, whose government fumbled its initial response to the pandemic, says his symptoms are mild.
  29. coronavirus
    U.K. Only Grasped in the ‘Last Few Days’ It Had the Exact Wrong Coronavirus PlanResearchers advising the U.K. government found that country’s COVID-19 plan would “likely result in hundreds of thousands of deaths.”
  30. interesting times
    Trump’s Presidency Isn’t a Dark Comedy — It’s an Absurd TragedyThere’s a tendency among many to see Trump primarily as a bumbling and ineffectual clown. The reality is far more nightmarish.
  31. media
    A Visit With Andrew Neil, The Spectator’s Publisher and Boris Johnson’s Old BossThe TV interviewer and chairman of Britain’s ancient conservative magazine is taking a whack at America.
  32. foreign interests
    Brexit Is Finally Happening on Friday, But the Drama Is Far From OverAfter their divorce on Friday, the U.K. and E.U. will have just one year to finalize a trade deal — and there may be tough consequences in store.
  33. brexit
    Boris Johnson’s ‘Radical’ Brexit AgendaFresh off a commanding election win, the emboldened PM shows no sign of moderating the right-wing nationalist vision he campaigned on.
  34. british elections
    What the U.K. Election Does (and Doesn’t) Teach DemocratsThe U.K. election’s outcome did not prove your preferred 2020 strategy correct. But it does offer a few tentative lessons for the American left.
  35. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Boris Johnson Is Showing U.S. Politicians How to WinHis distinctive political model has elements of Trumpism — but Trump is too dysfunctional to replicate it. Democrats can though.
  36. brexit
    Tories Win Biggest Majority Since Thatcher in U.K. ElectionIt’s beginning to look a lot like Brexit.
  37. brexit
    Could Boris Johnson Be the Last Prime Minister of the U.K. As We Know It?A historic win for the Conservatives means Brexit is in the bag, but a strong return for the SNP could mean a second Scottish referendum is coming.
  38. politics
    The Blundering Brilliance of Boris JohnsonBrexit has given the U.K’s self-seeking Prime Minister the opportunity to show he actually knows what he’s doing.
  39. health care
    Labour to Brits: You Don’t Want to End Up Like the Americans, Do You?The shambolic state of U.S. health care is now a talking point in British politics.
  40. foreign policy
    Trump’s Plan to Make the World Respect America Is Succeeding — on His TermsTrump doesn’t care about global respect. He cares about appeasing his supporters.
  41. politics
    Biden Ad Mocks Trump for Getting Laughed at by World LeadersFor years, Trump has said the world is laughing at the U.S. Now it’s laughing at him.
  42. nato
    Watch Justin Trudeau and Emmanuel Macron Appear to Make Fun of President TrumpIn a video published by the CBC, Justin Trudeau and Emmanuel Macron appear to ridicule the president for his tendency to ramble.
  43. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Fiona Hill Is the Antidote to TrumpHer clear distinction between national security and a “domestic errand” lays bare the profound corruption in this presidency.
  44. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: A Glimpse at the Intersectional Left’s Political EndgameA worldview where one is either oppressed or an oppressor will always tend to subordinate individual rights. A new book offers a clear example.
  45. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: This Is No Ordinary ImpeachmentIt’s a deeper reckoning. It’s about whether the legitimacy of our entire system can last much longer without Trump being removed from office.
  46. foreign interests
    A Snap Election Won’t Solve the U.K.’s Brexit CrisisEven if Boris Johnson gets everything he wants on December 12, a huge segment of the public will still be deeply unhappy with his version of Brexit.
  47. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: The Difference Between Boris Johnson and Donald TrumpThe two leaders and their parties are often lumped together. But one is defending democracy while the other is tearing at its fabric.
  48. foreign interests
    Boris Johnson Finally Gets a Brexit Win — Followed by a Huge SetbackMPs approved the prime minister’s deal in principle, but rejected his timetable. Now Johnson is facing another Brexit delay, and may call an election.
  49. foreign interests
    It’s a Crucial Week for Brexit (Yes, Again)Parliament withheld support for Boris Johnson’s deal on Saturday, so now Brexit’s fate will come down to how MPs amend the terms of the withdrawal.
  50. foreign interests
    Boris Johnson’s Make-or-Break Saturday Session in ParliamentThe U.K. Parliament will convene for a rare and historic weekend vote in what could be the climax of the Brexit saga.
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