Category Archives: European Crisis

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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Russia – From War to Revolution

The Road to February World War One was to temporarily cut across the growing insurrectionary mood in Russia but it was in turn to sow the seeds of revolution… The first world war would have been greeted with some relief … Continue reading

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