The Mancunion

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Jake Dunn

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Scotland’s Lions

After over a decade of mishandling Scotland, the Scottish National Party is inevitably losing their popular base, and it’s about time

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A new Italy: Europe’s problem

Another domino has fallen… will it topple a united Europe?

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The return of Mitt

Romney is a welcome shift back towards moderate and respectful Republicanism

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Angela Merkel: Die Überlebende (The Survivor)

How the Queen of Europe rose to her throne

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Big, bad Vlad

Putin has re-directed Russia onto the path of becoming a formidable and threatening world power

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Italy’s awakening

Italy is populism’s next victim in Europe

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Trump’s revolution

By alienating his foreign allies and pushing his nationalist rhetoric to the extreme, Trump risks undermining the revolution he started in 2016

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The SPD have a choice: radical reform or terminal decline

Either become a party-of-the-people à la Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour or drift into irrelevance


The Catalonian Crisis is a blessing in disguise for Mariano Rajoy

The Catalonian Crisis may seem like a headache for the Spanish government, but it actually bolster’s the Spanish Prime Minister’s authority, argues Jake Dunn

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The rise of the AfD proves that Germany isn’t immune from right-wing populism

Gemany is divided, and those divisions won’t heal unless the German political establishment engages with the concerns of AfD voters, argues Jake Dunn