EU

A Ray of Hope

28.07.2017

America has been a discouraging landscape ever since the neoconservatives took over US foreign policy during the Clinton regime and started the two decades of war crimes that define 21st century America and ever since US corporations betrayed the

Another brick in the wall

05.07.2017

I think that many readers were already grown up when the Berlin Wall collapsed. This wall is now a museum exhibit. It is dismantled in bricks, in pieces, in concrete fragments. This is such a collapsed barrier between the new and old Europe.

Brexit and Free Trade

27.06.2017

The handling of the post EU referendum has been pitifully slow and bumbling for two main reasons: the first, which is obvious, no-one close to the reins of power actually wants to leave and the second is the belief that Britain must secure a free

The General Election: Where to Go Next

13.06.2017

Since yesterday, I have changed my mind about the result of the General Election. Or I may have changed it. Yesterday, I was ready to suggest a National Government as the only alternative to chaos. That may still be desirable – but not yet.