The English Case for Union

BY DAVID HARTHILL What vested interest have the English in the preservation of the United Kingdom? Historically, England has won many battles against the French—Crecy, La Roche-Derrien, Poitiers, Agincourt, to name but some. Those battles were won despite English kings having to leave forces behind in the north to guard against opportunistic incursions by Scots. E.g. 1346, when a Scottish army marched south to eventual defeat … Continue reading The English Case for Union

We’re European & Love You Too

BY SAM WHITE After several months of waiting, Article 50 has been triggered. Britain is leaving the EU and the reaction has been exactly as you’d expect. Celebration among those who voted to leave, acceptance from Remain backers who are now comfortable with the result, and a strange mixture of negative emotions among intransigent Hard Remainers, who’ve expressed anger, despair, and a significant amount of … Continue reading We’re European & Love You Too

Happy Article 50 Day

CSM EDITORIAL So, the day has arrived. It’s Article 50 Day. The day Theresa May sends an already-signed letter via Sir Tim Barrow to notify the European Council of its intention to withdraw from the European Union. Once the letter is sent, the UK will have to wait for the EU Council president, Donald Tusk, to send his response, which is expected to take up … Continue reading Happy Article 50 Day

Unite4Europe’s Unelected

BY SIMON O’LEARY The irony of the EU being run by an unelected body failed to register with Donald Tusk on Saturday: ‘I was born exactly 60 years ago, so I am the same age as the European Community,’ said the solemn European Council President in Rome on Saturday. ‘At that time, we all looked to the West, towards a free and unifying Europe, instinctively … Continue reading Unite4Europe’s Unelected

Deutschland: Doubtland

BY MAX VELTEN The Volkswagen brand, along with the Germany Inc. brand, is worth a lot less than it was before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accused the company of rigging the emissions data on almost half a million of its diesel-powered cars sold in the United States between 2009 and 2015. Volkswagen admitted that 11 million of its cars worldwide had been rigged to fool … Continue reading Deutschland: Doubtland