Tag Archives: Brexit

UK: Commonwealth Hype — A Reality Check

Probing the economic wisdom of the UK leaving the EU’s “Common Wealth” for former imperial shores.

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Britain Prepares for a Norwegian Brexit

Mrs. May and Mr. Corbyn can live with Britain becoming a big Norway, a country everyone in England likes and admires.

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Europe Knows Where It Doesn’t Want to Go

As Germany and Italy decide the shape of their future governments, the EU is making slow progress. It is abandoning lofty schemes and determined to focus on people’s real problems.

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UK: Corbyn’s Important U-Turn on Brexit

Why is the UK’s Jeremy Corbyn now in favor of a Customs Union with the EU?

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Boris Johnson’s Straw Man

The UK Foreign Secretary says only hard Brexit can save Britain from “Political Union” in Europe. As if the latter exists!

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Germany’s New Government: Abandoning German Interests in Europe

Don’t blame the French for seeking to pursue French interests and see to it that the French economic model prevails in Europe. But Berlin acts imprudently by accommodating that desire.

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Brexit: A Self-Harming Rush to the Gates

The rush for a quick Brexit harms the UK’s own interests. It is an irrational basis for deciding the future of Britain.

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2018: The Year British Politics Has to Wake Up

Like Sleeping Beauty, British politics has been in a deep slumber since June 23rd, 2016. Will 2018 by the year the UK wakes up?

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UK Tories Vs. the People’s Needs

Failing to deliver on basic necessities of modern life does not seem to faze many Tory politicians much.

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Britain’s Master Plan Regarding Europe

Britain and the EU

What can be done to derail a United States of Europe, or at least to neuter it?

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