As the British government pushes for increased trade with the Commonwealth after Brexit, notions of empire loom large. … More Is the U.K.’s ‘Global Britain’ Policy an Imperialist Fantasy?
Despite warnings about the E.U.’s impending demise, things on the continent are looking up. Madeline McSherry explains why Europeans should celebrate without getting complacent. … More Why Europe Should Enjoy the Honeymoon But Keep it Short
In the U.K. general election, the Tories won the most seats, and Labour rejoiced in a Corbyn victory. But is there really much to celebrate? Marija Antanaviciute explains why the election result is bad news for Britain. … More U.K. General Election: The Winner Takes… Nothing?
Who’s to blame for the rise of right-wing, nationalist leaders?
The Left, argues Alexandra Vlada. … More By Not Listening, the Left Let the Likes of Marine Le Pen Flourish
Amid the uncertainty around Brexit, people are turning to simplistic metaphors to describe and explain what will happen. But such language isn’t providing clarity: it’s limiting our ability to imagine peace in Europe, argues Madeline McSherry. … More Tragic Divorce or WWII? Understanding Brexit Through Metaphors