Seumas Milne

Seumas Milne is a Guardian columnist and associate editor. His most recent book is The Revenge of History: The Battle for the 21st Century. His previous books include, The Enemy Within and Beyond the Casino Economy (co-authored with Nicholas Costello). He tweets @SeumasMilne

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 4:36am
The Clash in Crimea is the Fruit of Western Expansion
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Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 8:02am
Climate Change Deniers Have Grasped That Markets Can't Fix the Climate
It's an unmistakable taste of things to come. The floods that have deluged Britain may be small beer on a global scale.
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Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 4:18pm
It's The Spies, Not the Leaks, That Threaten Our Security
The war on terror has been a boon to the British intelligence services.
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 8:31am
An Attack on Syria Will Only Spread the War and Killing
All the signs are they're going to do it again.
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Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 2:09pm
Britain's Royal Family: Cut This Anti-Democratic Dynasty Out of Politics
As a rule, progressive Britain prefers to ignore the monarchy. First, it's embarrassing: 364 years after we first abolished it and long after most of the rest of the world dispensed with such feudal relics, we're still lumbered with one. Second, there are always more important things to confront – from rampant corporate power and escalating inequality to incessant war and the climate crisis.
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 11:18am
It's Time To Bury Not Just Thatcher – But Thatcherism
They have only themselves to blame. Protests were always likely at any official sendoff for the most socially destructive prime minister in modern British history.
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Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 7:26am
Think There's No Alternative? Latin America Has a Few
Ever since the crash of 2008 exposed the rotten core of a failed economic model, we've been told there are no viable alternatives.
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Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 6:59am
Mali: The Fastest Blowback Yet in This Disastrous War on Terror
To listen to David Cameron's rhetoric this week, it could be 2001 all over again. Eleven years into the war on terror, it might have been Tony Blair speaking after 9/11.
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Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 7:24am
Intervention in Syria Risks Blowback and Regional War
The signs are unmistakable. Once again, the west is preparing to escalate military intervention in the Arab and Muslim world. This time the target is Syria. Since the US presidential election, the warnings have multiplied.
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Friday, October 19, 2012 - 3:13pm
The End of the New World Order
The following is an edited extract from Seumus Milne's new book, The Revenge of History: the Battle for the 21st Century , published by Verso.
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