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Therese Raphael

Therese Raphael

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It’s Not Just Anti-Vaxxers Who Worry About Vaccines

With any luck, one of the handful of promising Covid-19 vaccines currently going through human trial

Winter Is Coming for Boris Johnson

Winter is coming, but which one?

Britain’s Coronavirus Quarantine Won’t Fly

Just as coronavirus infections weaken, European countries lift foreign travel restrictions and peopl

Why Boris Johnson Is Stuck in Lockdown Mode

Rival soccer teams in Germany’s Bundesliga clash in an empty stadium, Italians meet for socially dis

Boris Johnson’s Coronavirus Response Fails Better

Governments are seldom good at radically changing existing systems, much less inventing new ones and

Brexit Is Back. Even Covid-19 Can't Stop It

The coronavirus pandemic has closed schools, shuttered restaurants, emptied office buildings, put Pr

Britain's Government Wasn’t Built for a Coronavirus Crisis

After 10 days of persistent symptoms, Boris Johnson is the first leader of a major country to be h

Hospitals Are Losing the Coronavirus Battle

In the past week, four UK doctors have died from Covid-19; the youngest was 55.

For British Politics, 2019 Meant Three Funerals and a Wedding

“I wish I could skip to the end of the book to know what happens,” a colleague said in passing, duri

Johnson’s Brexit is more ‘Slow Deal’ than ‘No Deal’

The financial markets had a rude awakening on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s first day back at the o

Boris Johnson Is Hiding the Real Price of Brexit

With only a few days left before the UK votes, it’s unlikely many voters will be swayed by the leake

Boris Johnson Has His Campaign Slogan Ready

There was very nearly a bedtime Brexit tale that went something like this: And so, finally, the porr

Boris Johnson Won't Care If He Loses His Fight With Europe

A new British prime minister has tabled a new Brexit proposal, leading to a new set of negotiations

Boris Johnson Still Has a Fighting Chance

Is Boris Johnson about to be thrown into a Brexit briar patch — and is that just where he wants to b

The Most Important Brexiter Isn’t Boris Johnson

In the highly entertaining Channel 4 drama about the 2016 referendum campaign “Brexit: The Uncivil W


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