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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 […]

“Clear As Mud” Brexit Negotiations Officially Begin: Here’s What To Expect

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jun 19, 2017 Today Britain and the EU officially begin the first day of formal Brexit negotiations, “aiming for a constructive, orderly launch that avoids a noisy clash on the big policy differences over Britain’s exit”, according to the FT although the sellside reaction was decidedly less optimistic, as summarized by […]

Mises-Influenced MP Becomes Brexit Minister

mises.org / Tho Bishop / June 14, 2017 Steve Baker, a Conservative Member of Parliament, was announced today as junior Brexit minister under fellow libertarian David Davis. Baker, who has referenced Austrian scholars such as Ludwig von Mises, Jesús Huerta de Soto and F.A. Hayek in the House of Commons, has long been a Eurosceptic and […]

The Next Financial Crisis Has Already Arrived In Europe, And People Are Starting To Freak Out

theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder on June 12th, 2017 Did you know that the sixth largest bank in Spain failed in spectacular fashion just a few days ago?  Many are comparing the sudden implosion of Banco Popular to the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008, and EU regulators hastily arranged a sale of the failed bank […]

Brexodus Builds – More EU Citizens Are Leaving The UK

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / May 30, 2017 After the Brexit referendum, more EU citizens are leaving Britain, while less Europeans are coming in. As the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show, 2016 brought 84,000 less migrants, compared to the previous year. Statista’s Fabian Moebus points out that the net migration of 248,000 people is the lowest number […]

Brexit Has Put EU Politicians in Panic Mode

mises.org / Alasdair Macleod / May 16, 2017 The EU cannot afford to prevaricate over Brexit because a bad Brexit risks causing it immeasurable harm. Not only does big business in Europe want a Britain with which it can freely trade, but confidence in the European Project is rapidly diminishing. The EU is a mega-state that […]

California is Highest Taxes State in USA and should join the EU

armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / May 14, 2017 Governor Jerry Brown never saw a problem that could not be solved by just raising more taxes. This time, the state pension fund is going broke as we have been warning with the building Pension Crisis thanks to mismanagement and low interest rates thanks to Larry Summers. California […]

Poland – The Next Crisis for the EU – Independent Sovereignty is the Issue

armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / May 3, 2017 Poland represents a major threat to the EU. The entire idea of the EU was the propaganda that Member States would successively grow into a real Union through a longer integration process. GDP was supposed to grow, not decline, and the threat of war would vanish by surrendering […]

Thanks to Another Election Induced Squeeze, A Monster World Wide Rally is Underway

ibankcoin.com / Dr. Fly / Mon Apr 24, 2017 The CAC is higher by an astounding 4.6%, thanks to Macron advancing to the 2nd rd of the French Presidential elections. The fears of the EU ending, due to a Le Pen upset, is looking more and more like an extreme black swan event — considering Macron is […]

Outrage After At Least 5 EU Nations Elect Saudi Arabia On UN Women’s Rights Council

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Apr 23, 2017 In what may have been the biggest trolling of the United Nations in recent history, Saudi Arabia was elected via secret ballot in the UN Economic and Social Council to the 45-member UN Commission on the Status of Women last week. According to Reuters, twelve other countries were […]