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

Boorish Johnson, Domestic Terrorist

Do the disgusting comments Boris Johnson hurled at Theresa May finally mark the end of Boris Johnson’s career in British politics? Might emigration to Trump’s America be his only option?

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Must Germany Have Yet One More Top Job in Europe?

A German as head of the European Commission? If this is unstoppable, leave the German man who is lined up for the post in Berlin. Instead, send a powerful German woman to Brussels.

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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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