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Brexit   basics: Emmanuel Macron not only repeatedly tells Theresa May what the British can’t have but is also equally clear about what is on the table. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

It took a visit to England by the president of France to give a much-needed reminder that Brexit is only just over a year away. The debate has grown s(...)

Trumpism: Given US hostility to any kind of welfare state it is unsurprising that nativism, populism and all the other isms are so evident. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty

What’s to be done about populism? Explaining the rise of Donald Trump, Brexit, various European demagogues and neofascists, and Jeremy Corbyn has beco(...)

US president Donald Trump,  stands with Theresa May, UK prime minister, while arriving at the West Wing of the White House in Washington, DC. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Theresa May’s unedifying rush to embrace Donald Trump exposes several paradoxes about economic policy, the most prominent being their respective view(...)

Oswald Mosley,  leader of the British Union of Fascists, being saluted at a fascist parade.  The 1930s saw the rise of authoritarianism as citizens lost faith in liberal democracy.

Is the marriage between liberal democracy and global capitalism an enduring one? Political developments across the west – particularly the candidacy o(...)

In the first couple of decades after the second World War, limits on cross-border money flows were widely considered good policy. Photograph: Alan Betson

Whatever the final outcome in the Cyprus crisis, one thing seems certain: for the time being, and probably for years to come, the island natio(...)