Tag Archives: EU

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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The implications of Macron’s presidency for Brexit

One of the nice things about following the #brexit hashtag on Twitter is that you get pointed to all sorts of interesting pro and anti EU blogs, that you might otherwise not come across. The LSE blog I read today … Continue reading

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Selling the family silver (2)

In June 2015 I posted a blog titled “Selling the family silver”.  In it I remarked that the UK’s exports of gold to China (via Switzerland) were boosting the Eurosceptic No voters mistaken belief, that trade with the non-EU ROW … Continue reading

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Fuck yes, I’m with the elite. You’ve got a problem with that?

Hello there, angry kippers and associated anti-globalist armchair free traders. So you think that an establishment kick in the teeth by voting Brexit was clever? Leaving EU an answer to your and this nation’s problems? In a recent secret meeting … Continue reading

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Brexit Brits just don’t realise who is screwing them, so EU is the easy scapegoat

It always amazes me when brexit shouters have a go at the EU for their common agricultural and fishing policies. Don’t they realise Britain is a ‘Services Economy’ ? Don’t they realise successive UK governments have steered not only the … Continue reading

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Is one size fits all the only way to imagining UK in a Eurozone?

    When Europhobes  like Mark Conway post comments like ‘one size can’t fit all’ what they really fall for is a myth propagated by inept politicians that a nation has to have control of its own currency as some … Continue reading

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This EU porridge is just right for me.

This is a rather long reply I posted on UKIPS Roger Helmer’s blog just now, which I thought I’d share with you. You can read Roger’s original post and replies here: My initial response to Roger was: So basically only … Continue reading

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