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Jeremy Corbyn

  1. 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.
  2. labour
    In the Shadow of Brexit, Labour Turns a Deeper Shade of RedThe party is hoping that campaigning on the four-day work week and nationalizing private schools is a better bet than running on Remain.
  3. interesting times
    Why Boris Johnson’s Awful Start Could Still End in Tory Triumph and Hard BrexitEven with all the questionable moves, he still has a lot of political advantages over his opponents.
  4. big girl's blouse energy
    I’m Sorry, But Do British People Actually Use ‘Big Girl’s Blouse’ As an Insult?A linguistics expert explains the meaning of Boris Johnson’s “big girl’s blouse.”
  5. brexit
    Brexit: Why Boris Johnson Just Asked the Queen to Suspend ParliamentThe prime minister has backed opponents of a “no deal” Brexit into corner.
  6. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Pelosi, Please Stop Coddling TrumpYou’re showing every future president that they can lie, obstruct justice, and refuse subpoenas with impunity.
  7. interesting times
    Why Joe Biden Might Be the Best Bet to Beat TrumpHe can run on a platform deeply informed by the left’s ideas, without the baggage of wokeness or socialism. And he flummoxes the president.
  8. foreign interests
    U.K. Politicians Are in Full-Blown Brexit Panic ModeDespite an escalating series of desperate moves, leaders are far from a final deal — and a crash-out next Friday looks more and more likely.
  9. just asking questions
    A Brexit Expert on Just How Badly Things are Going in the U.K.Ian Dunt says that “most people — Remain or Leave — are united on the idea that the government is screwing the whole thing up.”
  10. brexit
    E.U. to Let Britain Drag Out Its Nervous Breakdown a Bit LongerThe European Union has extended the deadline for Brexit, allowing the United Kingdom to carry on tearing itself to pieces until at least mid-April.
  11. foreign interests
    May and Corbyn’s Desperate, Last-Ditch Moves to Stop the Brexit Crash-OutBoth made surprise U-turns, with Corbyn backing a second referendum, and May mulling a deadline extension. Neither plan will end the U.K.’s problems.
  12. brexit
    The Fate of Brexit Is in Jeremy Corbyn’s HandsThere is no majority in Parliament for any deal — or a second referendum — without the Labour Party’s votes.
  13. jeremy corbyn
    Corbyn, Netanyahu Tangle Over Corbyn’s Involvement in Tribute to TerroristsThe accusations of anti-Semitism that have trailed the Labour Party aren’t going away anytime soon.
  14. politics
    Jeremy Corbyn, 1970s Revanchist, Is Suddenly the Face of the New New LeftHe epitomizes the rebirth of socialism from the failures of capitalism after the 2008 crash.
  15. Jeremy Corbyn Says Theresa May Is Blowing Brexit for ManufacturersIn a speech, he promoted an economic nationalist view of trade — a position that puts him at odds with many of his voters.
  16. With Minor-Party Support, Theresa May Hangs Onto Power — for NowAfter a horrific election, she is managing to form a minority government. But her political situation is fragile.
  17. awkward high fives
    What Is Going on With Jeremy Corbyn’s High Five?In which Jezza’s high five goes spectacularly wrong.
  18. upsets
    Theresa May’s Election Strategy Backfires, Resulting in Hung ParliamentShe called an election early to shore up her majority and now her political future is in doubt.
  19. U.K. Shocker: Exit Poll, Early Results Say Tories Will Lose Their MajorityDefying expectations, Theresa May did not buttress her majority and Labour did not fall apart under Jeremy Corbyn. Either could wind up in power.
  20. British Election Surprisingly Competitive As Tories Stumble and Labour Doesn’tTheresa May figured a snap election would strengthen her hand in Brexit talks. But the Tory lead is shrinking and Jeremy Corbyn’s doing well.
  21. Britain’s Upcoming Election Could Be Brutal for Jeremy Corbyn and Labour PartyTheresa May certainly seems to think she has her political opponents on the ropes.
  22. David Cameron to Resign Wednesday, Theresa May to Be Next U.K. Prime MinisterEnergy Minister Andrea Leadsom has dropped out of the Tory leadership race, allowing the home secretary to assume office on Wednesday.
  23. brexit
    How Brexit Threw the Labour Party Into Crisis — and What’s NextMPs voted overwhelmingly against Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in a “no confidence” vote. But so far he’s refusing to step down. 
  24. Now Britain’s Labour Party Is Also Descending Into a Leadership CrisisLeader Jeremy Corbyn just lost a no-confidence vote from his peers in Parliament.
  25. Why the British Left Isn’t Talking About ImmigrationLabour is far more dependent than the Democrats on the white working class, where resentment of immigrants is high.
  26. Will the Brussels Attacks Tip the Brexit Scales?Probably not, since the referendum may have more to do with horse meat than with terrorism.
  27. This Man Has a Lovingly Rendered Tattoo Portrait of Jeremy CorbynGreat stuff.
  28. uk politics
    Jeremy Corbyn and the British Left’s RebellionWhat will the socialist candidate’s stunning win mean for U.K. politics, and how are Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders just like him?