A wave of hate after Brexit

A wave of hate after Brexit

People like me were warning that the EU referendum would be a racist carnival of reaction.  But events have proved that the carnival is by no means over. It would be wrong to say that the Referendum was a referendum on [...]

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Another Europe is possible

Another Europe is possible

Europe. The very word conjures up pictures of unelected bureaucrats and no-mark politicians sitting in a distant parliament passing laws on how much a banana can bend and imposing dodgy things like human rights on us. The European Union (EU) [...]

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Migrants abandoned at sea

Migrants abandoned at sea

We have heard about the horror of the drowning of people in the Mediterranean.  But this is not something new that has happened in the last week, in the last year or few years.  For well over a decade hundreds, [...]

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Syriza, the Troika and Grexit

Syriza, the Troika and Grexit

The four-month breathing space As I write, the Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, is meeting again with the Eurogroup finance ministers in another chapter in the tortuous negotiations over revising the conditions for the extension of the bailout programme for Greek [...]

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