Britain’s ‘hold-your-nose’ election

LONDON — Luckily for Boris Johnson, the other guy looks even worse. Despite consistently leading the polls, Conservative candidates and campaigners have found little love for the Tory leader while knocking on doors in some…

How the Cool Kids of the Left Turned…

No more. A selection of Jacobin headlines from November: “Elizabeth Warren’s Head Tax Is Indefensible,” “Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Finance Medicare for All Is a Disaster” and “Elizabeth Warren Is Jeopardizing Our Fight for Medicare…

The budtender will see you now

“There's a lack of scientific evidence right now for anyone to be able to state exactly how much dosage an individual needs,” said Dominick Zurlo, who directs New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program. Given barriers to…

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How Trump could cost U.S. companies a climate…

The pullout could also hurt foreign companies with large U.S. operations, such as the oil giant Royal Dutch Shell and the Canada-based electricity producer Capital Power. And it may damage American entrepreneurs’ efforts to lure…

How a British activist army is taking lessons…

LONDON — Two white-haired lefties on opposite sides of the Atlantic hope an enthusiastic youth movement can propel them to power — and their activists have teamed up in pursuit of victory. Momentum, the campaign…

Tories breathe sigh of relief as Trump leaves…

WATFORD, England — And breathe. The British Conservative Party was given a huge boost on Wednesday when Donald Trump left the U.K. without smashing up its election strategy. The U.S. president was supposed to hold a press…