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  1. Melodi

    BRKG BREXIT - UPDATE, Brit speaker of the House holds private talks with EU, bypassing Johnson, post 403

    Mods you can combine this later and update the headline but while I was listening to the debates a prominante Tory Member, "walked" over to join the Liberal Democratic party. The governmnent has JUST LOST THEIR MAJORITY! You can watch this circus (complete with screaming) at...
  2. P

    INTL BREXIT- October 31, 2019 or.....

    This Brexit thread is to document and discuss the events and issues which will come up as the UK and PM Boris Johnson in particular face the October 31st deadline. All members, especially our European members are invited to chime in! He seems to have ticked off a number of entities in the few...
  3. Melodi

    POL Jeremy Corbyn tables no-confidence motion in PM (Labor Party tries to topple May-UK)

    I am posting this as a new thread because it is a breaking story - this is DIFFERENT from May's own party trying to ditch her as party leader this is a Labor attempt to bring down the government! - The vote may be as early as tomorrow night! LIVE: Jeremy Corbyn tables no-confidence motion in PM...
  4. H

    INTL Intl/Pol - UK reportedly tells Trump he cannot meet with Brexit architect Nigel Farage

    Well this could very well get real interesting....Particularly when you tell Trump he can't do something.... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/07/04/uk-reportedly-tells-trump-cannot-meet-with-brexit-architect-nigel-farage.html 14...
  5. Melodi

    FOOD Britons would rather cancel post-Brexit deal with US than accept lower food standards

    A day or so ago the topic of the US finding new trading partners for its agricultural products if the China Trade War go too hot for them and I mentioned that Europeans wouldn't buy the stuff (as consumers) and someone said "this is a first world problem) which may be true, but it is also true...
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    OP-ED The EU: Authoritarianism Through Complexity

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... https://geopoliticalfutures.com/eu-authoritarianism-complexity/ The EU: Authoritarianism Through Complexity July 24, 2017 The bloc has become an authoritarian regime insisting that it is the defender of liberal democracy. By George...
  7. Loretta Van Riet

    PLAY Angela sings the Brexit song

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYeHp1ukAlQ Merkel sings the Brexit song. (actually Tracey Ullman) She sings, I roar with laughter!
  8. H

    INTL E.U. Faces Its Next Big Test as France’s Election Looms

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/17/world/europe/european-union-france-frexit-marine-le-pen.html?_r=0 E.U. Faces Its Next Big Test as France’s Election Looms By STEVEN ERLANGER and KIMIKO DE FREYTAS-TAMURA DEC. 17, 2016 LE LUC, France —...
  9. H

    INTL Op-Ed: Nevermind the Brexit, UK will emerge with a good trade deal

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.cnbc.com/2016/06/27/ Brexit Nevermind the Brexit, UK will emerge with a good trade deal Dr. Michael Ivanovitch | @msiglobal9 Monday, 27 Jun 2016 | 1:22 AM ET The British never wanted to be part of a German-dominated...
  10. H

    INTL How ‘Leave’ Beat Back a U.S. Consultant Led Effort to Remain in the EU

    Where have we heard this one before?.... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... https://www.campaignsandelections.com/campaign-insider/how-leave-beat-back-a-u-s-consultant-led-effort-to-remain-in-the-eu How ‘Leave’ Beat Back a U.S. Consultant Led Effort to Remain in the EU...
  11. H

    The Collapse of the Liberal World Order

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/06/26/the-collapse-of-the-liberal-world-order-european-union-brexit-donald-trump/ Voice The Collapse of the Liberal World Order The world is entering a period where once-robust democracies have grown...
  12. Doomer Doug

    ECON THE BREXIT STOCK MASSACRE CONTINUES 6-26-2016, S&P Below 2,000

    :siren: The Dow Jones lost 600 points on Friday. Futures now show Monday will be another massacre. I saw somewhere that the richest 400 globalists have lost $127 BILLION since the Brexit vote. http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-06-26/dow-futures-plunge-open-below-fridays-crash-lows US...
  13. Melodi

    FOOD Devon (UK) Butcher offers meat in pounds and ounces day after Brexit

    I am posting this as a stand alone off the main thread because it is a fun story and it so totally illustrates one of the main reasons so many people in "middle England" voted to leave the EU. People were enraged when the EU forced (with fines) butchers, tailors and even pubs to enforce the...
  14. Melodi

    ECON Morgan Stanley Moving 2,000 Jobs to Dublin and Frankfort after Brexit

    I thought this needed its own thread, feel free to add other breaking economic bolting by large corporations, banks etc; I am a bit stunned this is already starting - though of course Dublin benefits - Melodi Morgan Stanley begins moving 2,000 London jobs to Dublin and Frankfurt after UK votes...
  15. H

    INTL France’s plan for a bloody Brexit: Paris wants to quickly cut cord if Brexit Vote Yes

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.politico.eu/pro/france-plan-for-a-bloody-brexit-eu-referendum-consequences-europe-hollande-david-cameron/ POLITICO EUROPE France’s plan for a bloody Brexit Paris wants to cut cord quickly if Britain votes to leave the...
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