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America and the world: Part I.

The key words in this cluster of books, focusing on the US, are emerging , retreat, closing and anger. Pankaj Mishra, in Age of Anger: A History of the Present, says that the paranoid hatreds of the present world have … Continue reading

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Berlin Rules: Why, What, How, and is that so?

The three books under review deal with Europe, but their focus is Germany. Paul Lever, former British ambassador to Germany, is the author of Europe and the Germany Way: Berlin Rules, I.B.Taurus, 2017. Yanis Varoufakis, former Greek Finance Minister, authors¬†Adults … Continue reading

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The UK should lead rather than leave, says the FT’s Phil Stephens

  The FT is an enthusiastic supporter of Bremain, and especially so Philip Stephens, the author of an article entitled ” Britain: a time to lead rather than leave the EU”.¬†Given its readership, this makes it a significant article. I … Continue reading

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