Alan Greene (Birmingham): Parliamentary Sovereignty and the Locus of Constituent Power in the United Kingdom. James Meek on Brexit and myths of Englishness. Maria Mut Bosque (UIC): Ten Different Formulas for Gibraltar Post-Brexit. This is why the E.U. is being so tough about Brexit. Yves Smith on how we’re headed for a Brexit crashout. What would it be like? Swati Dhingra and Josh De Lyon on the realities of a No Deal Brexit. Can nothing relieve the Brexit gloom and must democrats throughout the world reluctantly accept that Britain’s self-inflicted harm is irreversible? You can download Brexit and Beyond: Rethinking the Futures of Europe, ed. Benjamin Martill and Uta Staiger.


Steven Brown (McMaster): Toward a Unification of the Arts. Has Mueller subpoenaed the president? A careful reading of court filings suggests the special counsel hasn’t been quiet — far from it. The incredibly shoddy plot to smear Robert Mueller, explained. Victoria Clark and Quinta Jurecic on the Watergate road map: What are the documents? From the Chronicle of Higher Education, Michael Clune on the bizarro world of literary studies. NATO is in the middle of an expensive and dangerous military exercise — here’s why those war games are worth it. The US is sending 5,000 troops to the border — here’s what they can and can’t do. Kaitlyn Tiffany on what an Apple event looks like, and why it matters.


From the Washington Monthly, Nancy LeTourneau on closing arguments in the 2018 midterm elections; and Martin Longman on mixed messages in the early voting. From Vox, Dylan Scott on how white evangelicals are the sleeping giant of the 2018 midterms; and young people say they plan to vote at near-historic highs. 12 people on why they absolutely will vote. An illogical reason not to vote: Climate change defeatism is understandable — but it's not based in reality. You’re disillusioned, that’s fine — vote anyway. What if everyone voted, or at least voted at equal rates? It’s time to make Election Day a holiday — in law and spirit. Where all the key races stand, 6 days before the midterms.

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