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John Palmer was the Guardian’s Europe editor and is a member of Woolwich Labour Party.

Time up for rigged Northern Ireland state

In the 100th anniversary year of Ireland’s partition, John Palmer surveys the conflicts in the gerrymandered state and looks at prospects for a united Ireland and a rump UK

Why debating Brexit is still vital for the left

John Palmer says a Schrodinger’s Brexit, neither in nor out, is the likely outcome from the May government unless Labour forces a General Election...

Brexit – Tories skate on ever thinner ice

John Palmer on a deal that buys time for divided Tories but a formula that cannot be delivered. Labour should ready itself for a new...

Brexit – from chaos to what?

John Palmer on why a Corbyn-led economic recovery programme will work best within the European Union with European allies. "Anything can happen" warned the late...