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Denis MacShane

Denis MacShane is the former British minister for Europe and first used the word Brexit in 2012. He writes on European policy and politics.

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Boris Johnson is shredding Britain’s unwritten conventions of parliamentary democracy—and he faces no real challenge. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Boris Johnson will have to choose between Brexit revolutionary zeal and political expediency. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The rejection of the populist right is the most important outcome of the Spanish election. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Can Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn find their way to a solution? Read more

America and the World

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Theresa May is only the latest career politician to be consumed by the Brexit disaster.  Read more

America and the World

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In a scathing open letter, the French president called on Europeans to unite against the rising tide of populist nationalism.  Read more

America and the World

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Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn pirouette as British politicians show themselves unable to handle Brexit.  Read more

America and the World

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As the acid of Brexit dissolves politics, Theresa May’s hopes of winning a majority for her deal gets much harder.  Read more

America and the World

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But the odds of Britain crashing out of the EU are ominously increasing. Read more

America and the World

Why Her Majesty’s Opposition is failing to demolish the feeble Theresa May Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Prime Minister Theresa May’s long-awaited deal is likely to be voted down in the House of Commons. If it somehow survives, it is only the beginning of a long, painful, and needless slog. Read more

America and the World

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With the impending departure of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the continent’s fragmentation intensifies. Read more

America and the World

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As Brexit nears, Economic Britain moans but does not mobilize, complains but does not campaign. Read more

America and the World

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It is not too late for the United Kingdom to learn from other EU member-states that with stricter labor market rules and better job training, there is nothing to fear from immigration. Read more

Civil Rights in America

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What happens next, as neither major political party can find a Brexit position that reflects what most Britons want? Read more

America and the World

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The Daily Telegraph’s attack on George Soros crosses a new line Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

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TAP Goes to the Oscars: Sidestepping history, Dunkirk and Darkest Hour are custom-made for Brexit-era Britain. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

If Brexit actually happens, those most harmed will be the people who voted for it. How did Britain get into such a mess, and how might she yet muddle out of it? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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In the aftermath of an inconclusive election, the United Kingdom faces a prolonged political stalemate and lost confidence in government. Read more

America and the World