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The Weekly Roundup – 29th April 2018

UK: On Monday, Downing Street insisted that the UK 'will not be staying in the customs union or joining a customs union' after Brexit, despite...
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Brexit Betrayed if UK Remains in Customs Union

The current threat of Theresa May’s government choosing to go against the will of the British people, and decide to remain within the Customs...
macron-thatcher

Emmanuel Macron: France’s Badly Needed Margaret Thatcher?

It is not long until Emmanuel Macron will have been in France’s top job for a year. His domestic approval ratings are not great....
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Govt. Maintains that UK Will Leave Customs Union

The government has insisted that the UK shall leave the European Union's customs union after Brexit. According to the BBC, a senior Downing Street source...
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The Weekly Roundup – 22nd April 2018

UK: A government document has shown that mass migration over the last 25 years has 'led to a 21 per cent increase in house prices.’ Following...
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MPs to Debate Post-Brexit Customs Union

Despite Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement in February that Britain would leave the Customs Union after Brexit, MPs are now set to debate the...
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Free Bus Passes for Under 25s is a Costly and Stupid Policy

Last week, it was announced that the next Labour government would introduce free bus passes for everyone under 25. Labour said this would cost...
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The Weekly Roundup – 15th April 2018

UK: Home Secretary Amber Rudd highlighted the link between drug usage (particularly by young people) and rising violent crime on Monday, particularly bringing light to...
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Central Banking has Become Parasitic – How do we Fix it?

Central banking is broken. There are countless reasons for this, but all cause similar issues. In fact, the damage done recently by central banks...
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The Weekly Roundup – 8th April 2018

UK: The furore over the Salisbury poisoning continued, as Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson clashed over the origins of the attack. Meanwhile Yulia Skripal's cousin, Viktoria, was...