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The possibility that the efforts of the UK to leave the European Union (“Brexit”) could be undermined by their unelected upper Chamber (the House of Lords) is indicative of the problems of the European Union itself. The power wielded by the unelected British Lords perhaps reflects the power of the mostly unelected (directly) “Eurocrats” that… » read more

Posted by Alessio Pisanò

  The populists Farage and Murdoch, we are looking for someone to blame for the Brexit. However, the EU such as it is today is not enough anymore. Nigel Farage’s invectives, British and European populists’ clichés, the disgraceful propaganda made by Rupert Murdoch’s media, the split between England and Scotland, the generation gap between the… » read more

Posted by Alessio Pisanò

While Cypriot bank deposit holders are in pain, Greece is still recovering, Spanish banks are struggling to survive and the whole Eurozone banking system is at stake, British chancellor George Osborne has tried up til the last minute to avoid the EU cap on banks bonuses reached some days ago in Brussels. As predicted, he… » read more

Posted by Alessio Pisanò