Meghnad Desai

Meghnad Desai is a member of the British House of Lords and an emeritus professor of economics at the London School of Economics.

High Time for Europe to Wake Up

Why it is in Germany’s own self-interest to take Donald Trump’s policy impulses on trade and defense seriously.

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The Space Trump Fills in America’s Racial Politics

Trump has hit upon a unique vulnerability in mainstream U.S. politics on race and cannot be dislodged.

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Smoke Chokes Delhi as Modi Reforms the Currency

Delhi pollution problem aggravates and India’s Prime Minister just took the most radical decision ever to attack corruption.

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Donald Trump: The Narendra Modi of America?

Two outsiders in India and the United States, each determined to tackle their country’s exhausted political establishment.

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After Paris: Long Cycles in Politics and History

The world still awaits a resolution of the end of the Ottoman Empire, Caliphate or not.

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Greece: What Lies Ahead?

To protect the weak, Syriza has to extend a hand to the powerful, especially foreign investors.

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UK Conservatives and Labour Should Form Grand Coalition

A German style solution is needed to handle the fracturing of UK politics.

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Why Greece Needs a Referendum

And why Germany should welcome it this time.

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Greece: Exiting the Euro Or Not?

greek ballot

The Greek people and the German government may favor the same option.

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The Centennial Crisis Cycle and the Middle East

How the West is implicated in the current fires burning in the Middle East.

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