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D.D. Guttenplan

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D.D. Guttenplan

D.D. Guttenplan

D.D. Guttenplan, who writes from The Nation's London bureau, is the author of American Radical: The Life and Times of I.F. Stone (Farrar, Straus and Giroux).


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Britain's incoming prime minister inherits a country transformed almost beyond recognition.

Friends in the States seemed to assume that this was London's 9/11--it wasn't.

The Israeli university boycott and its subsequent reversal could have been avoided.

To an American, Europe is a cautionary tale.

D.D. Guttenplan would like to thank Glenda Jackson MP for her assistance in gaining admission to the Labour Party Conference.

Barely a month ago Prime Minister Tony Blair looked unstoppable. He'd survived, narrowly, a revolt within his own party over plans to allow universities to charge higher tuition fees.

Meteorologists may disagree, but the political weather in Britain almost always comes from the United States.

In the end, Tony Blair had nothing to fear but fear itself. As the
Labour Party assembled for its annual conference here on Britain's
Yiddish Riviera, the news looked grim.

With its daily dominance of the headlines and a stellar cast from the
worlds of government, secret intelligence and the media, the Hutton
inquiry, playing here until the end of the month, is ea


Half a million people marched through London in opposition to the British government's austerity program. But is anyone listening?
The former British Prime Minister appeared again before the Chilcot Inquiry; this time, he seemed determined to make amends.
Why the Irish model is a recipe for disaster—and an alternative use for Paul McCartney's back catalogue...
It’s not about the oil.  After all, if President Obama really thought that protecting the American shoreline was so important,...
Though it's still too soon to declare a winner, Britain's parliamentary election has some clear losers.
What did Tony Blair know, and when did he know it?
How much should it matter to Americans that David Cameron, who will probably become the Prime Minister of Britain in May, recently took his...
Brighton. Short of sashaying over the waves, or flying Harry Potter's Nimbus 2000 (perhaps on loan from his good friend J.K. Rowling) into...