China’s Nationality Law Is a Cage for Hong Kongers
Foreign passport holders risk being trapped in China by nervous authorities.
Labour’s Dangerous Drift to the Right
Trying to rebound after painful losses, the British party appears to be courting conservative and white voters—and losing its core principles in the process.
Britain Doesn’t Have a Refugee Crisis, So It Created One
Boris Johnson and Priti Patel have unnecessarily warehoused and endangered thousands of asylum-seekers in an effort to pander to the right-wing press.
Britain’s Been Hammered by Brexit, but It Got the Vaccine Right
The positive contrast with the European Union’s COVID-19 vaccine debacle has masked a rocky exit from Europe.
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Defining Islamophobia Is the First Step Toward Addressing It
In the United Kingdom, Islamophobia is on the rise, but existing anti-racist measures are not equipped to deal with it.
The United States Needs a BBC
The Beeb’s influence is rising stateside, revealing a hunger for nonpartisan news. America’s own networks should take note.
Why Boris Johnson Won’t Clash With Joe Biden
Britain’s prime minister has always been a political weathervane, and he knows the wind from across the Atlantic is now blowing in a different direction.
We’re All Brexiteers Now
A look at Swiss politics shows that Euroskepticism is in the United Kingdom to stay.
As Britain Gawps at U.S. Chaos, Violence Could Cross the Atlantic
The U.K. can’t afford complacency in a politically poisoned Anglosphere.
Boris Johnson’s Year From Hell
Britain’s prime minister promised to take back control. When it comes to the coronavirus, he has lost it.
Will Virus Mutations Threaten COVID-19 Vaccines?
We don't yet know whether new variants of the coronavirus may impede vaccines’ efficacy. But they shouldn’t change anything about our approach to public health.
A Cure for the Brexit Trade Blues
After it leaves the European Union for good, the U.K. will need a new trade bloc. The Commonwealth can help.
Boris Johnson’s Christmas Coronavirus Nightmare
The British government squandered the chance to contain the virus in hopes of economic recovery.
A High Court Decision in Britain Puts Trans People Everywhere at Risk
The so-called gender critical movement is illogical, anti-feminist, and cruel.
Why the World Should Root for the EU in Brexit Talks
If Brussels folds, it will mark the end of the last, best hope for stopping a race to the bottom.