Articles by Jason Reed
This isn't the time for arguments over left and right. To get through the crisis, we need to put pragmatism first
Jason Reed / January 21, 2020
This week's debates about the House of Lords are eerily reminiscent of arguments over Europe back in 2015
Boris Johnson's majority government could unify the Tories on Brexit—or split them anew. Will his Brexiteer MPs smell betrayal?
Jason Reed / December 10, 2019
Widening the franchise will guarantee Labour governments for the foreseeable future
Jason Reed / November 3, 2019
The Brexit Party has lost its purpose. But electorally, it could be the last dregs of Farage’s support that determine whether Johnson or Corbyn sets up shop in Downing Street before Christmas
Jason Reed / October 23, 2019
In our parliamentary system, compromise is a necessity. If Remain-leaning MPs don't coalesce around a coherent plan soon, they'll be handing Johnson a stonking majority
Jason Reed / September 26, 2019
The resumption of the parliamentary session is, insofar as Brexit is concerned, pointless
At its core, Brexit is about bureaucracy—so how did it become a referendum on national feeling?
Conservative Remainers must swallow their pride and back Boris—that’s the only way to get what they want
Jason Reed / September 3, 2019
Tories who would rather avoid both No Deal and Revoke must turn a blind eye to Boris’s bellowing and Cummings’s evil stares and throw their support behind this government
Jason Reed / August 23, 2019
Despite what Corbyn might imply, British democracy is good at knocking back populist insurgents—as the career of Britain's most actually Trump-like politician makes clear...