Tag Archives: European Union

A Long Silence

Dear Readers, Not for the first time, I break a long silence. Perhaps my longest silence ever. In the past, I’ve written about being busy, lots of excuses for not writing, etc. All the experts on blogging say it is … Continue reading

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Why the EU is Better Off Without the UK

Shortly after the Brexit vote, a French diplomat was quoted as saying, Before, Britain had one foot in and one foot out. Now, they have one foot out and one foot in. Ironic truth. To me, it is crystal clear … Continue reading

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Why the EU is Failing

News flash: The very day of this writing, former president of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso announced that he has been hired by the banking firm, Goldman Sachs, in a “non-executive advisory role.” Goldman Sachs was the bank that … Continue reading

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RIP Michel Rocard

Michel Rocard is dead. It will be a long time before any political figure appears, in France or anywhere else, that has his rigorous intellect, his ethical position, or his clarity of vision. He saw the need for France to … Continue reading

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The Morning After: Brexit of Champions

How poor communication and The Big Lie affected the referendum in the UK to leave the European Union Continue reading

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