The Thinking Bubble S01E05- Peter Wilding of British Influence

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.

The 48% shackled to the 52%- meeting Carswell’s shadow

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…

The slow death of Britain through Brexit

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,…

Moving Beyond the Referendum Coup

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 deal that saves 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…

British European crisis in one equation = 56 x 76 x 92

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-…

After Action Report of Campaigning in Newcastle with StrongerIN May 26- 28

  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…

An ‘umble ‘istorian’s Reply to His Majesty King Johnson III (the mad one)

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…

The Thinking Bubble- S01E04 with Anthony Zacharzewski and Millicent Scott, The Democratic Society

In this week’s Podcast, we discussed deliberative policy making and technology in the EU and beyond. 01:05 Aims and Origins of Democratic Society 02:05 Overview of Projects 03:05 NHS Project 04:00 How OpenEU appeals 05:20 Open EU recommendations 07:15 Technology…