Denis MacShane

Denis MacShane is a Contributing Editor at The Globalist. He was the UK's Minister for Europe from 2002 to 2005 — and is the author of “Brexit No Exit: Why Britain Won’t Leave Europe.” [London]. Follow him @DenisMacShane

Macron at the Barricades

Is it all downhill for President Macron from here on out? The early political fortunes of two other major Western reform politicians – Margaret Thatcher and Bill Clinton – should provide comfort.

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Venezuela: A Rare Case of Turkish-Greek Harmony

Why is Greece supporting a dictatorship in Venezuela that is as bad as the Colonels’ Junta that ruled Greece from 1967 to 1974?

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Corbyn to Europe: Adieu and Brexit Is Europe’s Fault

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s belief is that Europe is the problem, not the answer.

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Brexit: What Next?

The message from the UK House of Commons is: No to Theresa May, but not yes to any alternative.

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Brexit: Can Mrs. May Win Backing From the Commons?

Never has British politics been so polarised and never has the quality of political leadership in Britain been so weak. The Brexit saga is far from over.

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Brexit “Deal”: Not Even the End of the Beginning for UK and EU

Years and years of negotiations about the future UK-EU relations lie ahead — if the ambitions are ever to be set into an international treaty.

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Nick Clegg: Facebook’s New Lobbyist

Former British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has been bought up by the Silicon Valley giant to mollify the EU.

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Greece’s Alexis Tsipras: A Remarkably Solid Politician

Alexis Tsipras admired Hugo Chavez. Then he became Greece’s Prime Minister. Now, he’s Washington’s good friend.

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German Lessons for Britain on EU Workers’ Freedom of Movement

It is ludicrous to blame Angela Merkel’s refugee policies for strengthening the Brexit vote. The wave of xenophobia was the result of the UK’s own administrative ineptitude.

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Brexitdämmerung? Not Really

Not just the Tories, but Emmanuel Macron and Jeremy Corbyn highlight how big the gap between Britain and the EU remains.

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