Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of Brexit

Oslo, the first Óðinsdagr of mörsugur, in the 28th year of the reign of King Harald V, Despite Brexit, many Brexiteers maintain that the United Kingdom will maintain excellent ties with the with the EU and its member states. The UK is supposed to regain its sovereignty, but this should not mean that close cooperation... Continue Reading →

Brexit Schizophrenia

Amsterdam, a.d. III Id. Oct. MMDCCLXXI A.U.C., The Conservative party in the UK runs a serious risk of splitting into two different parties. While combining populism with an economically right-wing programme has a long pedigree, the situation the Conservative party finds itself in is more fraught with risk than that. Having been the party of free trade... Continue Reading →

Mr. Farage, go back to your country!

Yesterday Mr. Farage declared his intention to dissolve the European Union, now that he has successfully taken the UK out of the EU. Apparently Mr. Farage has appropriated the right to interfere in European domestic politic, a right he lost when the United Kingdom, at his instigation, decided to leave the EU. Seeing the UK is in... Continue Reading →

Breaking the Unholy Alliance

Makyneia, Hellas, a.d. XII Kal. Jul. MMDCCLXIX A.U.C., Recently the Eurozone and Greece managed to agree on a new disbursement of bailout funds for Greece, as Greece had complied to all the requirements. Moreover, creditors have finally agree on debt relief, finally realizing that Greece's debts were completely unsustainable. However, to make Greece's reforms sustainable, it... Continue Reading →

Erdogo, Erdobegone, Erdogan

Leiden, a.d. III Non. Apr. MMDCCLXIX A.U.C., Yesterday Chancellor Merkel decided to let public prosecutors prosecute the German comedian Böhmermann for this rather juvenile poem, at the request of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, AKA The Mustache, AKA Sultan Erdogan. The poem discusses how Erdogan bombs Kurds, locks up journalists, shuts down free speech, and worst of... Continue Reading →

BOO EU, LUV PUTIN

Leiden, a.d. VI Ian. MMDCCLXIX A.U.C., Four days ago the Telegraph published an article in which several European populist parties are accused of being supported by the Kremlin. The organiczars organizers of the Dutch referendum on the association treaty with Ukraine are among the accused (more on this topic). Accidentally, two weeks ago I wrote this draft: "For... Continue Reading →

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