Then what are we fighting for?

The title above is a quote by Winston Churchill. Supposedly, it’s what he answered when he was asked to cut arts and culture budgets in light of the expensive war he was fighting. I think it befits the current hysteria about young people who grew up in the west joining Islamic State (IS) even better.

Business says no

Yesterday a group of eminent business leaders in Great Britain said no to a possible Brexit from the EU. In a letter to the Independent they stated that the EU had brought Britain an income increase, and leaving could cause trouble for British business, the City in particular. Curiously, the interest of economics and business […]

The Brits and the EU

When I heard Ian Hislop say, a few years ago, that he’d love to stand on the edge to watch the eurozone crash and burn (I’m paraphrasing, not quoting), I was flabbergasted. How on earth could he think that the economy of the UK, which is inextricably linked with the eurozone economy, would not come […]