No Brexit, No Exit From Brexit, and Nobody’s in Charge
The United Kingdom is in a mess of its own creation, and there's no way out.
The Brexit-Fueled Death of the British University
For centuries, British schools were the envy of the world. Now they’re scrambling to stay alive.
Brexit Is Falling Apart — Slowly
Decisions in Europe and the U.K. make their separation less likely.
Divorced, But Still Living Together
How Theresa May’s deal with Brussels would keep Britain in the European Union in all but name.
Will the Tories Sacrifice Theresa May to Survive?
Britain’s prime minister is fighting a three-front battle to save her Brexit deal. Most of the party claims to support her, but the prospect of losing power to Jeremy Corbyn might motivate Conservatives to replace their leader.
The Brexit Deal Won’t Destroy Britain
Theresa May’s proposed deal with the European Union won’t put Jeremy Corbyn in power, but it might cost the prime minister her job.
A Second Vote on Brexit Won’t Enhance Democracy. It Will Undermine It.
The elitist proponents of a “people’s vote” don’t care about the popular will. They only care about getting the outcome they want.
The Party Is Over
The mass political movements that once dominated Europe are fading fast—and the nationalist populists and upstart parties taking their place are here to stay.
Two years after deciding to leave the European Union, many Brits want a second vote on Brexit.
Britain Isn’t Just Losing Brexit. Europe Is Winning It.
Businesses are leaving the United Kingdom because of its economic uncertainty—and because Dublin, Paris, and Frankfurt are more attractive anyway.
The Democratic Unionist Party Isn’t Bluffing on Brexit. It’s Being ‘Thran.’
The small Northern Irish party that props up the British government has a history of belligerence and brinkmanship. But ultimately it will blink.
Don’t Believe Pundits’ Claims About the Cost of Brexit
Experts agree leaving the European Union will damage the British economy, but past performance should make them wary of offering outlandish assertions about an unknowable future.
Theresa May’s Government Is Steering Britain Toward an Iceberg
The Conservative Party's negotiating strategy is premised on telling the EU one thing and British voters another. Doublespeak won't deliver a deal; it will lead to economic and political disaster.
A No-Deal Brexit Will Destroy the British Economy
The magical wing of the Conservative Party believes that Britain can crash out of the European Union painlessly. It is leading the country into a recession.
Global Supply Chains Are Dangerously Easy to Snap
The U.K. is preparing for empty shelves in case of a no-deal Brexit, but others may be just as vulnerable.
Boris Johnson’s Great Leap Forward
Britain’s conservatives were once known for sensible stewardship of the economy. Now, the Tory Maoists are blowing it up.
‘Take Back Control’? Brexit Is Tearing Britain Apart
Prime Minister Theresa May thinks it’s her duty to deliver Brexit, but the outcome could entail splitting her party and impoverishing Britain.
Jeremy Corbyn’s Anti-Imperial Nostalgia
The British Labour leader’s worldview is antiquated, authoritarian, and dangerous.
Britain Reportedly Considering Joining NAFTA Right as Trump Hopes to Burn It Down
Timing, Brits. Timing.