Tag Archives: European Union

Η ελπίδα έρχεται

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Terminal desert

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  Athens, Friday 23 January 2015 We got a first-hand taster of the economic basket-case that is … Continue reading

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Grecian urns

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  London, 20 January 2015 We are heading off to Athens tomorrow 21 January 2015 to observe … Continue reading

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Saltire laid low

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  19 September 2014   “A THISTLE CAN DRAW BLOOD, SO CAN A ROSE…..” Carol Ann Duffy, … Continue reading

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Saltire flying high

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  18 September 2014 Today the 4.25 million registered voters of Scotland have the opportunity to vote … Continue reading

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Jaw-jaw better than war-war

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  3 September 2014 JAW-JAW BETTER THAN WAR-WAR Three letters from readers in today’s London Guardian represent … Continue reading

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Ooops! Fat trains and ghost stations

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  22 May 2014 They say a camel is a horse designed by a committee. We were … Continue reading

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North v. South

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  1 December 2013 The stark divide between the rich north of Europe and the poor south … Continue reading

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People versus Populists

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  3 November 2013 The elections to the European Parliament next May will be a “great battle … Continue reading

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The market rules, OK?

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  12 August 2013 Here we go again! Having systematically pandered to employer interests while turning a … Continue reading

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