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Saturday Drama: Brexit Battle to be Decided in UK Parliament

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has lost every important vote in Parliament since taking office, faces a titanic struggle Saturday when he puts his Brexit deal with the European Union before suspicious legislators. Johnson is gambling his political fortunes on being able to win a majority in...

Right and Left Both Attack Merit-Based Society: Zakaria

Before merit-based systems became a dominant force in the way most modern societies are organized, individual advancement was determined largely by one's connection to those in power. In that era, Washington Post columnist Fareed Zakaria says, "people moved up in the world through a clubby, informal system that privileged wealth,...