Category Archives: International

Donald Trump’s statement on Brexit

This is ​DONALD J. TRUMP STATEMENT REGARDING BRITISH REFERENDUM ON E.U. MEMBERSHIP: The people of the United Kingdom have exercised the sacred right of all free peoples. They have declared their independence from the European Union and have voted to … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, International | 49 Comments

Cameron has just resigned

Cameron speaks. No immediate changes in anyone’s circumstances. We must now prepare for a negotiation with the EU. But above all it will require strong and determined leadership. I have also believed we must confront issues. I fought this campaign … Continue reading

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See EU later – they’re out

The papers of the left – the Mirror and Guardian – clearly wanted to stay while the “qualities” – The Times and The Daily Telegraph – stayed neutral. The rest wanted to leave. A definite left-right split. And on the … Continue reading

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Brexit Forum

Voting is about to commence in the UK on the question of whether Britain should remain in the EU or leave the EU. I suspect the “Remain” vote will prevail – simply because the undecided votes will largely favour the … Continue reading

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Let my people go

Posted in History, International | 7 Comments

Der Spiegel scrapes through barrel, then keeps digging

The AFR has reproduced an op-ed from the German magazine Der Spiegel arguing against Brexit. To be fair – there must be good arguments against Brexit (not that I’ve heard them) and similarly there are bad arguments for Brexit (xenophobic … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Advertising: Brexit: The battle for a free UK

While we are all focusing in the Australian Election, on June 23 the United Kingdom faces its most important vote in a generation – the referendum to leave the EU. The question is simple: will the UK remain part of a centralised, … Continue reading

Posted in Gratuitous Advertising, International | 19 Comments

What’s wrong with the Venezuelan economy?

OK, Venezuela is a mess, but what’s the reason? Here are a few recent stories to remind us that there are at least some paying attention. But these are mostly about what is happening, not why it’s happening. Venezuela Drifts … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, International, Politics of the Left | 44 Comments

“No debate or dialogue” is the very essence of a fascist mentality

In 1933, Adolf Hitler wished to kill the Jews. He was a National SOCIALIST, that is, he was a man of the left. It was not that he was a German nationalist that made him the psychopathic madman that he … Continue reading

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