November 18, 2012

Exiting EU Would Be a Disaster for Britain

The Observer, The Guardian

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An Observer poll shows majority in favour of EU exit – but the consequences of such a withdrawal would be dire.

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TAGGED: Eurozone, EU, Europe, UK


Prime Minister David Cameron lost a symbolically important vote on Europe in the British parliament last week. It’s another setback for the U.K.’s perpetually strained relationship with the European Union and a sign... more ››
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Euro vs. UK Battle Lines Drawn
Daily Telegraph
In the midst of the gravest economic crisis in the European Union’s history, the European Commission is proposing a five per cent budget rise for 2014-20. This, as we have argued, is an absurd piece of featherbedding. Yet... more ››
November 9, 2012
Ireland the Big Loser if Britain Leaves EU
Dan O'Brien, Irish Times
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The level of interest in this U.S. election, is considerably lower than that of 2008. One reason for this may be that any global citizen tuning in to the campaign’s foreign policy debate would have struggled to find... more ››
November 11, 2012
Primacy of Politics Biggest Danger Facing the EU
Laurson & Pieler, Forbes
The common European currency was born out of idealism (which didn’t extend to its sadly unimaginative name) and economic reasoning. That mix was necessary to launch so ambitious a project. Unfortunately the ratio of the... more ››