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

Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn Opts for Trump

Theresa May’s main opponent sees economic nationalism and crass protectionism as the answer to Brexit.

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Battleground Britain: Brexit’s Three Dimensions

Sorting out political Brexit, economic and commercial Brexit as well as geopolitical Brexit.

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Bernard-Henri Lévy: A False Prophet

The man who gave us the disaster of Libya is no help against Brexit.

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How to Solve the Irish Customs Union Question

The UK should stay in the Customs Union on a 5-year renewable basis once it leaves the EU. This would honor the Brexit vote to leave the EU Treaty while safeguarding peace in Ireland.

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Britain Prepares for a Norwegian Brexit

Mrs. May and Mr. Corbyn can live with Britain becoming a big Norway, a country everyone in England likes and admires.

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Russia in the UK: Theresa May’s Dirty Hands

For seven long years, Theresa May – the self-appointed high priestess of absolute UK sovereignty — has refused to take action on Russian interference in the UK. No wonder Russia believes it can poison its enemies on British soil.

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UK: Corbyn’s Important U-Turn on Brexit

Why is the UK’s Jeremy Corbyn now in favor of a Customs Union with the EU?

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Boris Johnson’s Straw Man

The UK Foreign Secretary says only hard Brexit can save Britain from “Political Union” in Europe. As if the latter exists!

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Forget Fake News. Worry About Fake History Oscars

Two movies about Britain in 1940 – Dunkirk and the Darkest Hour – have collected plenty of Oscar nominations. Yet, both movies are full of historical nonsense.

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2018: The Year British Politics Has to Wake Up

Like Sleeping Beauty, British politics has been in a deep slumber since June 23rd, 2016. Will 2018 by the year the UK wakes up?

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