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Nigel Farage

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Has David Cameron Won a Battle to Lose a War?

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David Cameron is basking today in the light of a historic triumph. Not since 1983 has an incumbent Prime Minister’s party been returned to Westminster with more seats than in the previous elections, and that was the conservative Grand Dame Margaret Thatcher. Not only have the Tories defied the pundits and the pollsters to avoid […]

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Catalonia-Spain September Update: The Gift of a Thistle

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People are finally starting to take notice of the political tsunami that is forming in Europe. People that matter: market makers, fund managers, traders. They are coming to realize what some of us have been saying since 2010: a storm is coming, and its twin foci are Scotland and Catalonia. It begins in Scotland, where […]

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Farage´s Law of Unintended Consequences

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May’s elections to the European Parliament continue to have important consequences far beyond Brussels. The first lesson was about the rise of the anti-EU, sometimes extremist parties in numerous major states. Marine le Pen’s National Front took fully 25% of the vote in France and Nigel Farage’s UK Independence Party defeated both the Tories and […]

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Europe’s Tea Party Moment

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This past weekend delivered one of the most entertaining spectacles seen in Europe in a long time. My readers will be forgiven for assuming that I’m talking about the Champions League Final between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid, which did indeed deliver the top billing it had received[1]. But as much as I enjoy association […]

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Can Europe Survive without Britain?

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David Cameron is clearly not interested in winning friends and gaining influence in Brussels. On January 23rd, the British Prime Minister made a major foreign policy speech calling for a renegotiation of the United Kingdom’s relationship with Europe as well as an “in-out” referendum sometime after the next general election.[1] Mr. Cameron cited the British public’s […]

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“Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.“

John Adams

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