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Why isn’t Germany planning to Leave the EU?

When you hear the Brexiteers blaming the EU for this and for that one thing that they never seem to acknowledge is that whatever the EU does, we are a full part of its deliberations and decisions. If the EU … Continue reading

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Referendum campaign – … perhaps, the end of the beginning

We are starting to see where everybody stands now that Donald Tusk has published the EU draft response to the reforms tabled by the UK. The EUphobes will be satisfied with nothing less than withdrawal from the EU, even though … Continue reading

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Why are we thinking about dividing and winning, wouldn’t it be better to unite and lead?

There are a couple of spats going on at the moment that people are using to justify the idea that the anti-EU camp is splitting. There is the inevitable competition between the two main No/Out/Leave campaign groups and a rift … Continue reading

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I worry about a Brexit

As a young person on the cusp of setting up a professional life, the threat of a British exit from the EU is very worrying indeed. I am in my twenties and have grown up with the notion that as … Continue reading

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Two countries at opposite ends of Europe

Slightly more than 70 years ago two countries at opposite ends of Europe stood firm against a culture, a force, which ran contrary not only to their national interests and democratic instincts but their perception of what was acceptable. Those … Continue reading

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Why the EU needs Britain as much as Britain needs the EU.

Following on from my piece about Britain’s Love/Hate relationship with Europe this piece from the EUObserver Why the EU needs Britain as much as Britain needs the EU explores some of the same ground and explains why we can’t do without one … Continue reading

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