Democrats are demanding votes on a gun measure that would bolster Bush-era surveillance initiatives.
Joe Macaré of Truthout: The UK's mainstream political parties, the media and the EU all share some responsibility for this outcome, which will embolden far-right nativist groups.
Peter Rugh is a Brooklyn-based reporter. He contributes to Vice.com and is a correspondent for WagingNonviolence.org. For examples of recent journalism, visit johnreedstomb.tumblr.com/articles.