Denis MacShane

Denis MacShane is a former UK Minister for Europe, a Contributing Editor at The Globalist -- and author of “Brexiternity: The Uncertain Fate of Britain”.

UK Tories and Rishi Sunak: Revenge for the Empire?

If and when Rishi Sunak becomes Britain’s next Prime Minister, Europe would see its first leader of Indian parents.

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Eric Zemmour: Hijacking Beethoven

How Eric Zemmour, a right-wing candidate for president in France, abuses the legacy of Ludwig van Beethoven for electoral purposes.

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Eric Zemmour: France’s New Elitist-Extremist Menace

In next year’s presidential election, will France retreat from reason and science to embrace radical politics?

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After Brexit: How Poland Replaces the UK

The EU-related obstinacy of Poland’s governing party is rooted not just in the desire to rewrite their own country’s post-war history, or even Europe’s. It is all a big-time deflection maneuver.

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The U.K. in the 1970s and Today: Déja Vu All Over Again

We had rising inflation and unemployment. Same today.

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Britain’s Future: Back to the Stone Age

Boris Johnson’s Brexit maneuver is backfiring on store shelves and crippling the country’s logistics. But the British PM is a master of cynical, but well-timed distractions.

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Sankt Angela of Europe?

As the long-time German chancellor completes her last term in office, it isn’t just her own center-right party that is struggling at the polls.

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Boris Johnson: Just blame the French!

The British Prime Minister resorts to an age-old political ploy of UK politics, blaming the French.

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Johnson’s and Macron’s Uncertain Political Futures

Underneath the clichés of the eternal rivalry between France and England, Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron are closer than most people would believe.

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May Day, May Day: What About Trade Unions?

A dues paying union member all my life, still proud to carry my union card, today I cannot see worker power anywhere in the world. No wonder political parties of the left are waning.

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