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Winter 1999

Europe Turns Left, Away from Globalization

John Gray, is professor of European thought at the London School of Economics.

London - Tony Blair has welcomed Gerhard Schroeder's victory as the beginning of a new era in Europe. The prime minister is right in thinking that the German election result marks a fundamental shift in European politics. But the movement that is underway in Germany and other European countries is not in the direction of the Blairite "radical center."

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