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Posts Tagged ‘Independence

STILL A BREXIT MAN

May 31, 2016

Immigration has been a prominent issue in the past few days,  but Economics is still there, since Michael Gove wants to make people better off by abolishing VAT. My belief in Brexit has little to do with either issue but I wonder which of the two will make people believe deeply  enough to respond. I can […]

EUROPE UNITED AND DOOMED

December 2, 2014

News and views about the EU are confusing. How will it all play out? One of my imagined scenarios is that Britain will leave the EU and will be seen by the EU as a threat to all that it stands for. The American Civil War will be replayed in Europe but with economic and […]

MORE ON SCOTLAND AND INDEPENDENCE

April 9, 2014

This issue comes up more frequently as the referendum gets closer. I am English, but a great admirer of the Scots and would be sad if they decided to leave us. It does not seem at all clear whether an independent Scotland would be better or worse off economically. So it looks like an emotional […]