Category Archives: Politics & Government

Dear Pound Sterling Investors, Keep Calm and Carry On

The pound fell to a 30-year low against the dollar on Monday, after British Prime Minister Theresa May said she had no intention of keeping “bits of membership of the EU” after Brexit. The comment was widely interpreted as meaning … Continue reading

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What’s at Stake in Britain’s EU Referendum?

On Thursday, Britain will vote on whether or not to leave the European Union (EU). As things stand, the race is too close to call: a week ago, “Leave” were surging in the polls; this week, things have swung back … Continue reading

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Obama v. Brexit

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The Battle Lines over “Brexit”

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The Implications of Scottish Independence

The referendum polling stations are closed. By now, some three million Scots will have had their say on whether Scotland should be an independent country. There will be no exit polls and the votes will be counted by hand. But … Continue reading

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E.U. Election Results: A Guide to Europe’s Political Factions

For those of us who are more used to two-party democracy, last week’s elections to the European Parliament could easily be a source of confusion. By my estimate, the European Parliament’s 751 seats will soon be divided between representatives of 198 different … Continue reading

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How Libertarian is the UK Independence Party?

The UK Independence Party (UKIP), which is on course to either win or come a close second in the British segment of this week’s elections to the European Parliament, describes itself as a “libertarian, non-racist party seeking Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.” How … Continue reading

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