December 10, 2012

The EU Takes the Prize for Being Out of Touch

Daily Telegraph, Daily Telegraph

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As the European Union is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, a referendum on Britain's membership is looking increasingly inevitable.

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TAGGED: UK, Europe, Nobel Peace Prize, European Union, EU


December 10, 2012
Why the EU Deserves the Nobel Peace Price
Ulrich Speck, openDemocracy
The European Union's Nobel Peace Prize, which it will officially receive today, was a reminder that the EU is much more than just a market or a currency union. It is the foundation of Europe’s security, freedom, and... more ››
Britain has never been too keen on tying the knot with Europe. It sat aside in the 1950s as Germany, France, Italy and the Benelux countries forged a single market in coal and steel, which became a broader common market. It... more ››
December 9, 2012
Britain Must End Its Drift from Europe
Daily Telegraph
David Cameron, as both Prime Minister and leader of the Conservatives, needs to take charge. more ››
December 3, 2012
Farewell to Europe
Clyde Prestowitz, Foreign Policy
Through all the vicissitudes of mid-night negotiations, I admired the dedication and vision of the negotiators who were building the European Union. I believed in the vision of a united Europe and welcomed the advent of the Euro... more ››
November 28, 2012
UK Exit from EU No Guarantee of Better Fortunes
Clive Crook, Bloomberg
At some point, enough is enough. Maybe a separation on friendly terms would be better for all involved. Well, it might come to that, and it’s wrong to dismiss a British decision to leave as “unthinkable.” Equally, though,... more ››