Tag Archives: Conservative Party

Who Will Win Next Thursday in Britain?

If Johnson does not win a majority, it would be a major defeat for him and some kind of technical government would have to be formed — mainly to organize a new referendum.

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UK: Can Corbyn Sell Britain on His Hard Left Turn?

In three weeks British voters decide on the fate the biggest left-wing political offer made in a western democracy since 1981.

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10 Things Britons Have Learned About Boris Johnson Recently

The list of serious transgressions presented below describes what is happening in the United Kingdom — not in Belarus, Turkey, Egypt or the Philippines.

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Boris Johnson and Britain’s Deep-Rooted Divisions

Johnson has claimed that he can unite the country under his leadership. That seems a practical impossibility.

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Boris Johnson: The Last Betrayal?

Will Boris Johnson really be a Robespierre, as the ardent Brexiteers hope — or convert himself into rational Monsieur Talleyrand?

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May and Nahles: Two Convenient Whipping “Boys”

Women in Europe are still rarely the leaders of well-known parties. Now, the two most prominent of them could possibly leave the political top level in the same week.

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After Theresa: The Brexit Mess and the EU

Many on the continent may now see an orderly “velvet” Brexit as the least bad among the realistic outcomes.

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Brexitology: Dog Chases Tail, Again

Theresa May’s authority is so eroded that her latest attempt to finally resolve Brexit will likely fail.

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Brexit Devours Its Children

Britain and the EU

Tory anti-Europeanism ended Margaret Thatcher, John Major, David Cameron and Theresa May. Who’s next?

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Theresa May and Political Wife-Beating

Hardcore Brexiteers’ proposition that May is incompetent because “she” does not deliver the Brexit they want is an unvarnished form of sexism.

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