Category Archives: European Crisis

Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership and the single market

At this year’s Labour Conference a row was sparked with accusations from Labour’s right-wing, and their media allies, that debate on Brexit was stifled. The reality, sketched out by Alex Nunns in a Red Pepper article, was there was a … Continue reading

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France 2017: The next big surprise?

France’s Presidential election set for April 23rd could deliver the next major political surprise with the increasing popularity of Front National’s Marine Le Pen. From the outset most of the political elite were confident that Les Républicains candidate François Fillon … Continue reading

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EU citizen rights – The Tory leave deception

Promises to EU citizens All the major leave EU organisations during the referendum campaign made promises guaranteeing the rights of EU citizens to continue to reside in the UK. The official Vote Leave campaign was unequivocal in its promise to … Continue reading

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Fascism: Its cause and mission

Everyone’s a fascist! “It will be seen that, as used, the word ‘Fascism’ is almost entirely meaningless. In conversation, of course, it is used even more wildly than in print. I have heard it applied to farmers, shopkeepers, Social Credit, … Continue reading

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Brexit: Hard or Soft?

The problems that beset the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada is a sobering reminder of the minefield that the UK will have to tread through once Article 50 is triggered. CETA, which passed its … Continue reading

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