Matt Browne

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Matt Browne

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Matt Browne is a senior fellow at American Progress, working on building trans-Atlantic and international progressive networks and studying trans-Atlantic policy issues. Previously, Browne was director of public affairs in APCO Worldwide’s London office, where he ran the company’s Europe, Middle East, and Africa government relations practice. Browne is also the former director of Policy Network—the international network founded by Tony Blair, Gerhard Schröder, Goran Persson, and Giuliano Amato—and remains a member of the organization’s governing board and advisory council. During his time at Policy Network, Browne worked closely with a host of progressive leaders and prime ministers’ and presidents’ offices across the globe, as well as international organizations such as the United Nations and the World Trade Organization. Browne also ran the international press operation for the British New Labour’s general election campaigns in 2001 and 2005.


As France Goes, So Does Europe? Article
French President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, shakes hands with Socialist Party Secretary General Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in 2007. Sarkozy and Hollande are running against each other for president of France.
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As France Goes, So Does Europe?

Matt Browne argues that French President Nicolas Sarkozy may well be the latest victim of Europe's rising antiausterity mood, with the election of opponent Francois Hollande marking a shift toward economic recovery in Europe.

Matt Browne

Aux Armes, Citoyens! In the News

Aux Armes, Citoyens!

Matt Browne previews what will be an interesting contest in France's elections in The Huffington Post.

Matt Browne

Strategy and Organising: Lessons from the Obama Campaign Article

Strategy and Organising: Lessons from the Obama Campaign

The Obama campaign combined a political strategy that focused on a singular narrative and open organizational structure with modern tools to maximize fundraising and voter mobilization.

Will Straw, Matt Browne

The Case for Leadership Report
G-20 leaders pose for a group photo at the G-20 summit in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, November 12, 2010. (AP/Charles Dharapak)

The Case for Leadership

Report from Will Straw, Matt Browne, Sabina Dewan, and Nina Hachigian outlines how to strengthen the group of 20 to tackle key global crises.

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