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Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Greek Experience

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At a time when British eurosceptics are turning up the volume with seductive accounts of how Britain could become great again outside the EU, it is worth having a look at what is happening over Greece. Syriza, a protest party bringing together an unlikely coalition of idealists, populists, Marxists and the simply fed up, was […]

Britain stands tall

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A report in The Daily Telegraph Business Section, February 13 under the by-line of Bruno Waterfield, the long serving Brussels correspondent, begins as follows: “David Cameron has told Alexis Tspiras, the Greek Prime Minister, that he must make peace with Germany and the Eurozone or risk damaging Britain’s economic recovery.” It is not difficult to […]

Maligning the euro

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It is a sad indicator of the state of the debate on the EU and the euro that commentators find it necessary to resort to extreme language to justify their prejudices; thus Camilla Cavendish in this weeks Sunday Times: “The intransigence of the eurocrats and their political backers, their refusal to accept that the euro […]

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