Know thine enemy. A good starting point in figuring out how to overturn populist campaigns. First: The Data? What do we see, hear, sense, touch, feel, smell etc about their activities? What is going on Emotional framing Associational priming (dog…

The Continuing Campaign to keep Britain in the EU and avoid a dangerous Brexit Accept the referendum for what is was- and no more. We must not ‘normalise’ it. It was a political cunning stunt. Cameron called it to get…

Peter Wilding and I discuss Peter’s new book ‘What Next?’ which analyses the current UK-EU relationship post Brexit and he outlines a new, positive, ‘Smart’ Grand Strategy for the future.

Douglas Carswell, one of the more sentient Leave-Kippers often likes to portray the UK as shackled to the European corpse; Briton pulled down by the deadweight of the EU and a failing economy. His attack makes me think of Jung’s…

First, I have always predicted that the effect of Brexit (by which I assume significant detachment from the Single Market and poilitical influence on European affairs) would be a slow immiseration of Britain. Each year, a little bit more costly,…

Fabian Zuleeg’s piece ‘Exit from Brexit’ cannot go un-answered. I oppose its analysis and recommendations, concerned that a certain narrative has taken over about normalising Brexit that will have profound and dangerous consequences for both the UK and the Union….

The North gets reform in key southern MS e.g. FR, IT The South gets reform in Eurozone, investment The East gets enhnanced Defense action The Brits get to stay with an immigration brake We all take demonstrable, effective action on…

Suez 1956- The UK attempts to take geo strategic action independently- world steps in to shut it down IMF 1976- The UK attempts to take independent financial-economic action, the world steps in. UK’s economic policy run by IMF ERM 1992-…

  Prepared by Nick Crosby, 4 June 2016 v3   It’s Not the Economy, Stupid. It’s my Country, Stupid: Identity could trump economic appeals in the Referendum What profiteth a man to have a few extra pennies in his pocket…

Your Majesty, May it please you to receive these humble words after your recent proclamation on the foundation of the European Union. I  noted that your recent comments directly contradict your published edict of two years ago. Perhaps the facts…