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parliament Videos 

Mrs May’s gamble

Watch me here in discussion with Avi Abelow of Israel Video Network on why British Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to call a general election may strengthen her hand in the Brexit negotiations – but is still a risk. If you’d like watch the full discussion on this and other issues, please click here.

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img_0054 Europe Videos 

The tipping point?

Before the finale of the French presidential election, I talked with Avi Abelow of Israel Video Network about how French voters were between a rock and a hard place — but how I nevertheless had some optimism about the political convulsions currently occurring in the west, which surely represent a tipping point for the free world.

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berkeley-melanie Israel USA Videos 

Melanie at Berkeley

This week I spoke on the Berkeley campus. A transcript of my remarks follows below the video. I’m on the campus of the University of California at Berkeley, where conservative speakers are being systematically censored by violent protests designed to prevent them from speaking. I am on Sproul plaza in the centre of the campus, where free speech was supposedly enshrined back in the sixties but where it is now appallingly being suppressed. This is the campus where conservative views are called fascism and shouted down. As you can see…

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heads-in-sand Videos 

Facing reality (or not) on both sides of the pond

Join me as I discuss with Avi Abelow of Israel Video Network whether President Trump’s Syria policy has now changed, as well as the British Labour party’s continuing agony (and hypocrisy) over antisemitism. #golive with @MelanieLatest on #Trump & #Syria as well as @ken4london & #antisemitism in the Labor party! https://t.co/UdwtHkukgc — Avi Abelow (@AviAbelow) April 9, 2017

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swamp USA Videos 

The swamp grows more fetid by the day

Please join me here for my take on recent developments in the ever-more startling and worrying drama of Trump and the Washington swamp. The transcript of my remarks follows below the video. You know, if I hadn’t seen the unending denial and resistance of those in Britain who are dead against Britain’s exit from the European Union and want to stop it even now, I’d never have believed the extent and nature of the unremitting attempts to delegitimise and unseat in some way President Donald Trump. Even so, I find…

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qt Britain Videos 

Question Time Brexit special

I took part last night in a marathon 90-minute BBC1 Question Time Brexit special. My fellow panellists were the Brexit Secretary David Davis, former LibDem leader Nick Clegg, Labour’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer, former Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond and UKIP’s Suzanne Evans. Watch me here cause some excitement when I said there was no such thing as “hard” or “soft” Brexit, only Brexit. To watch the whole show, click here.

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