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Johnson's Brexit Mess Now a "Constitutional Crisis"

Johnson’s Brexit Mess Now a “Constitutional Crisis”

September 11, 2019

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson tried to undermine parliament and the Brexit process by temporarily suspending parliament, but now a court has ruled that the suspension is unlawful and a constitutional crisis unfolds, says Grace Blakeley

Brexit, Boris, and British Parliament Come to a Head After 3 Years

Brexit, Boris, and British Parliament Come to a Head After 3 Years

September 4, 2019

Nation Editor DD Guttenplan unpacks the politics behind Brexit and the revolt against Boris Johnson by forces not normally aligned. What could lie ahead and why

Johnson Shuts Down Parliament to Help Ensure No-Deal Brexit

Johnson Shuts Down Parliament to Help Ensure No-Deal Brexit

August 29, 2019

The Nation Editor D.D. Guttenplan walks through the political intricacies of the current “coup” in Britain and analyzes the political and economic consequences of the worldwide right-wing push

How Do You Confront Prime Minister Boris Johnson?

How Do You Confront Prime Minister Boris Johnson?

July 30, 2019

Labor MP Chris Williamson talks about how to combat the austerity and right-wing policies of Johnson, and says people should stop worrying about Brexit

Uncertainty Looms Over Boris Johnson's Response to Iranian Seizure of British Tanker

Uncertainty Looms Over Boris Johnson’s Response to Iranian Seizure of British Tanker

July 23, 2019

Could Trump and Bolton push Britain out of the Iran nuclear treaty? Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi discusses whether Boris Johnson could act as the U.S.’s errand boy as he assumes power as prime minister

President’s UK Visit ‘An Opportunity for British People to Unite’ Against Trump

July 13, 2018

President Trump’s visit to the UK caused important upheavals both in British politics and society, when over 250,000 took to the streets against his visit. Thomas Barlow, of Real Media, talks about the visit’s impact

As Brexit Throws UK Gov’t in Turmoil, ‘We See Only the Shadows’ of What is Really Happening

July 9, 2018

Prof. John Weeks talks about what is behind the Brexit maneuvering that has led to Boris Johnson’s and David Davis’s resignations from Theresa May’s cabinet and how this will affect the process by which the UK plans to leave the European Union

Protest Against UK Complicity In ‘Genocidal Fascist Invasion’ of Northern Syria

January 25, 2018

Mohamed Elmaazi speaks to demonstrators gathered across the street from the Prime Minister’s house of residence at No 10 Downing Street, to protest her government’s complicity in Turkey’s invasion of Northern Syria and attacks on Kurds in the Afrin District, with the intent of carving out a 30 kilometre Kurdish free zone inside Syria

UK Minister of Development Resigns Over Undisclosed Meetings in Israel

November 11, 2017

UK-Israeli joint agenda of repression in Palestine is brought under renewed scrutiny by the Priti Patel scandal

The Wilkerson Report

October 18, 2016
These times are more dangerous because they lack the fixed parameters and clear red lines of the Cold War days, says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson