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Mansplaining why Greece, Spain and Italy should have never joined the Eurozone

Why is it that even fervent pro Remain British feel the need to enthusiastically nod their heads in agreement when yet again some pseudo economist mansplains why Greece, Spain and Italy never should have joined the Eurozone, why you can’t … Continue reading

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My personal Brexit takeaway

Today I am returning to my house in the French countryside after two Saturdays of anti Brexit protests in London, a radio interview on BBC Suffolk and many hours glued to the TV screen watching the antics in UK Parliament. … Continue reading

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Why does Britain need to strike it’s own trade deals?

There are some terribly naive Brexit voters, that think to increase trade, all you have to do is have half wits like Liam Fox and Liz Truss fly first class around the world signing bits of paper promising ‘Free Trade’. … Continue reading

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What do I think of the deal announced on October 17 by EU and UK ?

I have been asked many times on Quora and Twitter what I think of this last minute deal that has been struck between UK and EU negotiators just before we reach another deadline set for October 31st and UK would … Continue reading

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Commonwealth to the Brexit rescue

I always feel like banging my head against a brick wall, whenever Leave politicians utter the words ” we must have the ability to strike our own trade deals”. Never in the last 3 years have I heard a single … Continue reading

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Trade wars, who’d have’m eh?

Answer posted on Quora today https://www.quora.com/Why-are-there-so-many-trade-wars-between-countries-What-is-the-effect-on-the-world-economy/answer/Marcus-Lasance?ch=10&share=783d58c0&srid=BSU24 I am going to answer this trade war question in a very roundabout way. I feel passionate about this so please bear with me. Trade wars happen because people have forgotten the role of … Continue reading

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What is Boris’ big plan to get the UK economy going again after Brexit?

Lately I have become more active on the Social Media site Quora. Some of my answers are like mini blogs, so I’ll star sharing the best of them here on IdentitySpace. After a no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson will try to … Continue reading

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The asparagus tip of the Brexit iceberg

As Britain slowly stumbles towards a no-deal exit of the European Union and its successful Single Market and Customs Union, Leave voters are desperately reassuring themselves in their echo chambers that trading on just WTO terms after the 27th of … Continue reading

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What makes a great Trading Nation?

I keep reading posts about what a great trading nation Great Britain is, or was, or could be after Brexit so I tried to look for ‘United Kingdom’ in the global list of countries by net exports. I was not … Continue reading

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CAP explained to Brexit fools

If you don’t mind I share with you snippets of a discussion on a Facebook page about, well EU politics of course….. As a large chunk of the EU budget is spent on agricultural support the conversation drifted to talking … Continue reading

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