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@DanielJHannan

01.10.2018

If even Putin can’t fix pensions, who can?

Russian President Vladimir Putin is losing elections....

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17.09.2018

A US-UK deal will revolutionize world trade

Let’s take Donald Trump both seriously and literally. ...

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10.09.2018

The West is losing liberalism

We’re slipping backwards...

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03.09.2018

The republic will survive Trump, but will the Republicans?

I gave Recep Tayyip Erdogan the benefit of the doubt for too long. ...

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20.08.2018

Boris Johnson and the burqa

“ Boris Johnson and the Burqa” has turned into Britain’s surprise summer blockbuster...

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13.08.2018

Russian aggression keeps happening because it keeps working

Exactly ten years ago, Russian forces crossed the Georgian border in anger. ...

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06.08.2018

The soft bigotry of the New York Times

Sarah Jeong is a journalist who was hired by the New York Times last week as an editorial writer. ...

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30.07.2018

There’s a reason politics isn’t for optimists

Given the circumstances of its founding, you’d think America would be an optimistic, forward-looking place. ...

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23.07.2018

The Russians probably don’t have anything on Trump, and that’s the worst part

Shall I tell you the worst part of the Trump-Putin fiasco?...

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16.07.2018

Should NATO even exist anymore?

What is the point of NATO these days?...

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09.07.2018

On bended knee, Britons praise their underperforming healthcare system

Thirty years on, Lawson’s bon mot is starting to look a lot less metaphorical. ...

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02.07.2018

The world’s eyes are still on Washington

Critics of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan are despondent....

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25.06.2018

Twitter is making cowards of us all

The worst thing is not the mob; it’s the cowardice that we display before the mob....

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18.06.2018

Italy rebels against Europe’s dysfunctional immigration policy

The most immediate need of the disembarking boat people is for flip-flops, so that the ground doesn’t singe their feet....

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11.06.2018

In the Trump era, Americans are warming to free trade

The United States must, at long last, be treated fairly on Trade....

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04.06.2018

The real story, and why Tommy Robinson belongs in prison

The UK is in the grip of politically correct appeasers, if not outright Islamists. ...

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28.05.2018

When it’s okay for leftists to mock your skin color

Gammon has made a come-back in Britain. ...

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21.05.2018

Why Israel is the second-most successful former British colony

Israel isn’t just a better place to live than most neighboring states....

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14.05.2018

Don’t look to Britain for arguments about gun control

London is suddenly beset with a knife crime problem. ...

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07.05.2018

Scottish Nationalists are making their countrymen less independent by the day

American friends are often surprised by how hectoring and statist the Scottish government is. ...

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30.04.2018

The problem with Apu

Our determination to take umbrage at innocuous things keeps finding new targets. ...

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23.04.2018

Putin’s ‘useless idiots’

As far as we know, Vladimir Lenin never used the phrase “useful idiots."...

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16.04.2018

Spasms of rage over an imaginary gender pay gap

If American women earn 18.1 percent less than American men, as the OECD has just revealed, why does anyone employ men?...

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09.04.2018

Trump’s tariffs are just tax hikes on American consumers

Why did congressional Republicans vote for a federal tax cut?...

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19.03.2018

Putin will keep up his aggression until he encounters resistance

Russia has technically committed an act of war against the United Kingdom, and thus against NATO...

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12.03.2018

Trump’s tariffs are America’s self-blockade

Could tariffs be the issue that finally separates Republicans from President Trump?...

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05.03.2018

Why have Republicans stopped worrying about spending?

Explain something to me, cousins. This federal deficit of yours — why have you all suddenly gone so quiet about it?...

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26.02.2018

CPAC’s disastrous, misguided embrace of Marion Le Pen

Here’s a list of political stances that cluster together in several populist European parties....

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19.02.2018

If you take offense at ‘Anglo-American,’ you probably aren’t very smart

One moment, a word is wholly unobjectionable, the next it makes the speaker a Nazi....

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12.02.2018

In defense of George Soros

George Soros should spend his money however he likes. There, I’ve said it....

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05.02.2018

The anti-Brexit cult’s end-of-the-world refuses to happen

The world will end this year, according to some Biblical extrapolations....

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29.01.2018

Put out more flags

Scotland’s government is hauling down the Union flag. ...

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22.01.2018

What makes for a shithole?

Here’s an awkward truth. It’s easier to attract talented people from shithole countries than from Norway....

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15.01.2018

Racism in the realm beyond reason

It’s not just that Markle shares the broadly liberal outlook of Hollywood, being keen on feminism and Noam Chomsky...

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05.01.2018

Trump is lucky in his enemies

You don’t convince people by insulting, bullying or threatening them. ...

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18.12.2017

Capitalism is a win, even for the losers

Artificial intelligence is transforming the workplace more profoundly than the industrial revolution did...

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11.12.2017

Jerusalem, divided

The status of Jerusalem isn’t part of the Israel-Palestine dispute. ...

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04.12.2017

Stop apologizing to the loons

It started with an apology on Twitter. And not just an apology....

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27.11.2017

If you want to save the elephants, privatize them

PETA, needless to say, does not look at lions in the way that local villagers do. ...

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20.11.2017

Dan Hannan: The Republicans’ astonishing, Orwellian change of heart on Putin

Until recently, suspicion of Russia’s strongman was common to almost every Republican...

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06.11.2017

From Martin Luther to the American Revolution

The religious conflicts that followed Martin Luther’s break with Rome seem to belong to a different universe....

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30.10.2017

Where is the Zola of the Zulu?

Where is the Zola of the Zulu?...

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23.10.2017

The real point of ‘fake news’

Who is falling for the laughable disinformation beamed out every hour by RT, Vladimir Putin's TV station?...

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16.10.2017

How to anger a feminist: Criticize Harvey Weinstein the wrong way

It's not enough, apparently, to condemn Harvey Weinstein as a priapic creep. ...

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09.10.2017

Why the EU can never accept an independent Catalonia

Such is the terrifying gravitational power of the European Union that it has pulled even Nigel Farage into its orbit....

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02.10.2017

The latest US move on planes is a train-wreck

The decision to slap 220 percent tariffs on imported aircraft is so wrongheaded, so unjust......

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26.09.2017

Let’s hear it for nationalism

It is hard to convey quite how badly Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations was received in Brussels....

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18.09.2017

Trump’s anti-Amazon Luddism

Amazon is doing great damage to tax paying retailers. Towns, cities and states throughout the U.S. are being hurt ...

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11.09.2017

Can anything now stop North Korea?

We have tried carrots and sticks, aid and sanctions, engagement and isolation. Nothing seems to work....

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04.09.2017

Moral equivalence between fascists and antifa? Absolutely

Footage emerged last week of masked ruffians beating a man as he writhed on the ground at Berkeley's campus...

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08.08.2017

Brits need to get over their beef with US meat

I eat steak whenever I'm in the United States. Your steaks are bigger, juicier, and more tender than those I can buy in Europe....

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31.07.2017

Obamacare is here to stay

If the Republicans can't scrap Obamacare, what is the point of them?...

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25.07.2017

US should stop coddling the Saudis on Qatar

When Qatar was accused of sponsoring jihadi violence, people around the world drew back instinctively....

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05.07.2017

Punch a Nazi, shoot a Republican — how far you want to take it is a matter of taste

There's a bellicose undertone in a lot of Leftist rhetoric these days. ...

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26.06.2017

The death of a matador will, paradoxically, make bullfighting more popular

Iván Fandiño preferred to let his cape do the talking....

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19.06.2017

Pro-life, pro-Brexit, pro-UK: How Northern Ireland’s DUP became the enemy of the Left

The permanently affronted Left has a new target. Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)...

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10.06.2017

Young Brits vote for free stuff

How the blithering flip did it happen?...

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06.06.2017

Good globalization and bad globalization

If I say the word "globalization," what images come to your mind?...

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29.05.2017

There’s no such thing as total security from terrorism

There's no such thing as total security from terrorism...

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22.05.2017

Eurocrats resent the spread of the English language​

Never before has the world had a common language. ...

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15.05.2017

How Trump may come to Europe’s rescue

How Trump may come to Europe's rescue...

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08.05.2017

Repeal Obamacare now, or not at all

Human beings are change averse....

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02.05.2017

Conservatives International launches next month in Miami. Join us!

When I was growing up in Lima in the 1970s, Western visitors were astonished by the shantytowns, the barriadas......

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25.04.2017

Theresa May is about to become the most powerful leader in Europe

I suppose the Margaret Thatcher comparisons are inevitable. Britain has had only one other female prime minister...

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18.04.2017

Trump backs NATO. Your play, Europe

Between the election and the inauguration, when Donald Trump was still praising Vladimir Putin as "very smart,"...

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10.04.2017

Spain’s colonialism in Gibraltar

Why would you want to annex a territory whose population rejects you? It's a question that should be asked more often....

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03.04.2017

Cheer up! Brexit is an incredible opportunity!

"We are leaving the European Union," said Theresa May in her letter to Donald Tusk, formally activating the withdrawal process. ...

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27.03.2017

The real danger to democracy

I'm ashamed to say that I can't remember whether or not I met PC Keith Palmer, the policeman murdered by Khalid Masood......

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20.03.2017

Partisanship isn’t a crime; it’s a blunder

Try one of the following sentences. "President Trump has made some excellent appointments, but ......

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13.03.2017

Why Scotland won’t secede

Nicola Sturgeon, described the referendum as a "once in a generation" event....

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06.03.2017

Famines are caused by awful governments — so stop giving those awful governments money

"Famine in South Sudan." When I was growing up in the 1970s, it would have been an unremarkable headline....

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27.02.2017

Eight reasons for optimism in the Trump era

I said some hard things about President Trump during the primaries, and I'm sure I will again....

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20.02.2017

Israel needs a two-state solution

One of the odder features of human nature, behavioral psychologists observe, is that we judge an idea as much by its proponents ...

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14.02.2017

The Left is collapsing everywhere

Here's a startling fact: There have been eight leaders of the British Labour Party in the past 40 years. Seven of them failed to...

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07.02.2017

America really is a threat to the EU — but not in the way Eurocrats think

"Shame! Shame! Shame on you!" yelled the crowd, waving their placards and shaking their dreadlocks as we walked past....

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30.01.2017

The Left loves fake news

"Post-truth politics," "alternative facts," "fake news": how disdainfully the phrases drop from leftist lips. As the liberal wri...

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23.01.2017

The Swiss have found the secret of democratic happiness

Delegates to the World Economic Forum felt under siege this year. Elections keep going against their vision of a borderless worl...

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16.01.2017

Trump’s protectionism will hurt working people

Of all the ideas associated with the incoming president's economic policy, the oddest is that his hostility to free trade is som...

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09.01.2017

Why you can’t reason with Putin

You'd think no one had tried to work with Russian President Vladimir Putin before. Every time President-elect Trump sides with ...

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19.12.2016

The Bond villain libertarians of Guatemala

It's like some fevered left-wing conspiracy theory come to life. Hidden away in Guatemala, surrounded by tall jungle trees, is a...

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12.12.2016

The writing is on the wall

The EU is breaking records for unpopularity. Its leaders have been rebuffed in referendums in the U.K. and Italy...

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05.12.2016

Why Brexit should work out for everyone

Let's suppose that the European Union always acted in its rational self-interest. (I know, I know, but humor me.) How would it r...

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28.11.2016

The case for a US-UK trade deal​

Here's why I'll always have a soft spot for Hoosiers in general, and Mike Pence in particular. ...

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21.11.2016

The virtue signaling of the anti-Trump rioters

Bewildered onlookers keep asking what the anti-Trump rioters and flag-burners hope to achieve. ...

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14.11.2016

Warming to Trump

An odd thing has happened since last week. I've started warming to Donald Trump. Maybe it was his gracious acceptance speech or ...

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06.11.2016

The case against international human rights law

Anti-Americans love to focus on the refusal, by successive U.S. administrations, to sign up to the International Criminal Court....

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31.10.2016

Yes, politicians are lying more—voters demand it

Here's a counter-cyclical observation. Politicians very rarely tell direct untruths. At the very least, they do so less often...

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24.10.2016

The Constitution is bigger than any politician

Sure enough, Democrats have switched in the final weeks from attacking Donald Trump to trying to tie the Republican Party to...

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17.10.2016

How should a conservative vote?

I can't think of a U.S. election since the Civil War where neither of the main candidates has been either conservative or...

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10.10.2016

Will no American politician speak for free trade?

We're approaching an important but unremarked bicentenary. It was in 1817 that David Ricardo, a British economist...

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03.10.2016

Britain’s ‘Trot tots’

"Baa-Baa Black Sheep, have you any wool? No! My fleece was seized by landowners, priests and fascists. They victimize me because...

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26.09.2016

The racism of the anti-racists

Here's a shocking story. A student, active in white racial politics, gets cross because he sees a black student filming him. He...

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19.09.2016

When a gaffe isn’t a gaffe

Honestly, how many voters care what a leppo is? Republicans and Democrats can promise as many leppos as they like, but ...

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12.09.2016

All this money printing may finally be vindicating Marx

Karl Marx was wrong about pretty much everything. I don't just mean wrong in the broad moral sense — although, with a hundred...

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06.09.2016

Virtue signaling and the bathroom wars

Federal judges are now telling universities what restrooms their students must use. This in a country which deposed its anointed...

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29.08.2016

The naked truth about the burkini ban

Some ladies in hijabs live near me, and we often stop for a chat when we pass in the street. There was a time when their choice ...

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