As the UK awaits to the unexpected outcome of a hung Parliament in which no party — notably the ruling Conservatives and Prime Minister Theresa May — has a majority, a six-point explanation of what just happened and what’s next:

1. Participation Matters
2. Public Services Especially Matter…
3. …and So Does Brexit (But Not the Way the Conservatives Think)
4. The Government is Paralyzed
5. A Brexit Disaster Nears
6. A Glimmer of Hope?

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TOP PHOTO: Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn in upbeat mood on Thursday night