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Category Archives: European Union

The EU’s Greatest Achievements, According To Europeans

A year on from the UK's Brexit referendum, Prime Minister Theresa May is set to visit Brussels today and outline her government's negotiating position on the future rights of EU citizens living in the UK. As Statista's Niall McCarthy notes, a recently released Chatham House-Kantar survey found that freedom to live and work across the EU is considered one of […]

EU Political Class Rides Roughshod over Citizens’ Concerns & Frustrations as it Pushes Integration

wolfstreet.com / by Don Quijones • Jun 22, 2017  2017 has been a surprisingly kind year for the European Union — so far! Staunchly pro-EU candidates not only survived the gauntlet of national elections in France and the Netherlands but emerged triumphant. The once-imminent threat of political populism is now on the wane, we are led to […]

Nomura Demands $134,000 For Premium Research

Just this morning we reported that as the global equity research market wrestles with how it will comply with the EU’s MiFID II regulations, in a new study McKinsey said that banks will have no choice but to fire a ton of equity research analysts who write a bunch of stuff that no one ever […]

McKinsey: Banks Will Have To Slash 30% Of Analyst Jobs To Comply With New Research Rules

As the global equity research market continues to wrestle with how they will comply with the European Union’s MiFID II regulations, McKinsey & Co. has just penned a new study effectively saying they’ll have no choice but to fire a ton of equity research analysts who write a bunch of stuff that no one ever […]

Why The EU’s Policy Towards The Syrian Conflict Is A Disaster?

Via GEFIRA.org, The European Union has to understand finally that idealism is simply magnifying human suffering and endangering the security of all parties. There is the realist alternative, which focuses on one’s own interest instead of morality. However, such foreign policy has a highly ethical purpose, i.e. peace and stability. The EU member states have […]

We Need A Public Inquiry Into The Economics Profession

Authored by Ann Pettifor via RenegadeInc.com, Britain is preparing to leave the European Union with no real plan and a government in disarray, writes economist, Ann Pettifor. How can we trust economists at the Treasury not to impose more disastrous policies? If the British economy crashes as a result of Brexit, it will not vindicate […]

“Brexit Is A Lose-Lose” – George Soros Slams Brits’ “False Hopes” As UK Economy Nears “Tipping Point”

A day after Brexit negotiations officially began, and seemingly unable to get over the result of democracy, George Soros is once again rattling his op-ed sabre, proclaiming the ignorance of British 'brexit' voters is about to get its come-uppance… Economic reality is beginning to catch up with the false hopes of many Britons.   One […]

WTF Chart Of The Day – Mapping Jihadi Arrests Across Europe

According to a new report from Europol, the EU saw a total of 1,002 arrests for terrorism offences in 2016. The number of people arrested on suspicion of Islamist terrorism offences rose for the third year in a row. There were 395 such arrests in 2014, 687 in 2015 and 718 last year. You will find […]

Conservatives Prepare “Secret Plot” To Oust UK’s May If She Backs Off “Hard Brexit”

The walls are closing in on UK’s embattled prime minister Theresa May, who after the disastrous outcome in the general election, and following a torrid week in which she faced fierce criticism for her handling of the Grenfell Tower catastrophe, in which 58 people are now presumed dead, is reportedly facing what the Telegraph calls […]

Trump Cornered: White House Pushing To Weaken Russia Sanctions Bill

After the Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill to implement new sanctions against Russia over “interference in the 2016 U.S. elections” and curbs President Trump’s power to ease penalties against Moscow in the future – without consultations with US allies in Europe –  President Trump has found himself cornered in what appears to be a lose-lose […]