David Lane

United Kingdom

David Lane is Emeritus Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Materials

Brexit and Breakup: Scotland’s Contested Place in the United Kingdom
19.04.2017
A political compromise with Scotland would have to meet the Scots’ claims for greater self-government. A federal United Kingdom would open up the possibilities of Scotland taking not only more powers

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Why Brexit Need Not Be a Calamity for the UK or Europe
31.03.2017
Leaving the EU is not a calamity. It opens up immense opportunities for the UK to strengthen associations not only in Europe, which extends outside the EU, but also in the wider international

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Theresa May’s One-Nation Conservatism
21.02.2017
For Theresa May, the British people’s vote to leave the European Union not only unlocked the door to the post of Prime Minister. In her interpretation the vote signalled a deeper malaise with

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Donald Trump and Theresa May: Prelude to a New World Order?
06.02.2017
2017 is neither 1917 nor 1989. What Trump and May signify is a circulation of political elites. The ascending elites represent a national bourgeoisie, the descending ones, cosmopolitan global

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Brexit Referendum: How Its Outcome Will Affect the Future of the UK and the…
24.06.2016
There is a clear signal that the European Union must change. The costs of the free market are borne disproportionately by the poorest and least educated classes of the population who suffer most from

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Which Way Forward for the Eurasian Economic Union?
21.04.2016
The consequences of NATO and EU enlargement have discouraged Eurasian political elites from using the EEU as a stepping-stone to the neo-liberal world economic system.

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Russia’s Regional Options in the World System
12.01.2016
The Russian government will turn to strengthen the Eurasian Union as well as its political and economic alliances with the BRICS and the overlapping membership of the Shanghai Cooperation

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Is the Russian Federation a Threat to the International Order?
09.06.2015
The enlargement of the EU and NATO are dangerous if they threaten war between Russia and Ukraine. A fundamental value of the EU is to secure peace and there are ways of doing this without expanding

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Soft Power, Dark Power and Academic Cooperation
10.11.2014
Russia’s policy of multilateralism, the evolution of regional associations, the concept of Eurasianism and Russia’s links with China (and the BRICS) are undeveloped as challenges to Western

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Russia’s Geo-Political Dilemmas
10.07.2014
The strengthening of the regulatory power of the state in Russia is a challenge to American political hegemony and could be regarded as a hostile ‘threat’ to American interests. It provides an

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Eurasian Integration as a Response to Neo-Liberal Globalisation
05.02.2014
The proposed Eurasian Union (formed by Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus) favours a capitalist form of economy which is still part of the world economic system. It seeks to reverse in many ways

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Energy Nationalism in Russia and in the West
19.12.2012
Many people in the West and also in Russia criticise the statisation (or nationalisation) of the Russian energy industry under Putin. Putin reversed Yeltsin’s policy and in doing so has

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