Brexit Stumbles On

As the mid-December EU summit looms, the UK government has apparently agreed to increase its financial offer with the aim of unlocking trade and transition talks. Theresa May can barely hold her divided and fractious cabinet together, let alone her backbench MPs, and indicators of growing economic damage are mounting. But while the Labour opposition […]

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Connecting European Citizens: Never Mind the Institutions, Where’s Birgitte?

‘Brussels’ is boring: the dullness of institutions… Nobody cares about EU institutions, and how they change. I’ve given enough lectures at universities and public talks in a range of countries to know that even the ins and outs of the historically-unparalleled, and thus inherently fascinating, ‘ordinary legislative procedure’ bore people to death. Its dull-as-ditchwater name […]

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