Articles by: Dawn Foster

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Dawn Foster is a Jacobin staff writer, a columnist for the Guardian, and the author of Lean Out.

The Labour Left Isn’t Going Anywhere

Labour’s election debacle had multiple causes: a monolithically hostile media, the Brexit imbroglio, and unfocused messaging in the campaign’s final stretch. But for the hundreds of thousands of left-wing dues-payers who have joined the party — now the biggest in Europe — the mood is one of determination, not despair.

Boris Johnson Is Running Out of Time

Boris Johnson has been backed into a corner. After promising to deliver Brexit, he’s instead been forced to ask the EU for yet another delay. Now he’s hurtling toward an election in which he will have to face the voters empty-handed. Meanwhile, Labour’s strategy is clear: refuse to fight the Brexit culture war and focus on the party’s radical vision for the future.