We have the Lib-Dem heroes now, but where have all the others gone? Far, far away! And lost their way?

The biggest problem that we are all facing is that the referendum was, to all intents and purposes, a draw.
People who should have been given a vote were denied it, and people who have nothing to do with Britain were given a vote.
But as it was just advisory,it should just have been a warning that (more…)

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A new dimension to EU-Brexit crises. Win-win for the UK and the EU

Why this is important

Exit of Brexit: A „New Deal“ with Great Britain and a better future for the EU

http://new‐deal‐for‐britain.de/

We, the undersigned, are deeply concerned about the economic (more…)

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Optimistic Views of Anders Borg – 50 kr bet – bit of serious fun!

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The contents of this text first appeared 2017_11_02  on Linked In as a comment that exceeded the allowed limit. So reproduced it here in full. And to be able to administer the bets!

Great having a former minister of finance giving us his assessment of the state of the economy, and to get the view that ceteris paribus if  all things (more…)

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The Swedish School System – Some provocative ideas

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WHY HERE
This was originally published on LinkedIn as a comment to Sirkka Persson, HeadTeacher achieving solid results in her school. Great work she and her team were doing.
As I have been working extensively with translating many of the major school documents, and fortunate to receive insights from policy makers in my work as a trainer, I thought I knew something about the system and its weaknesses.
I started commenting but exceeded LI’s maximum (more…)

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“Juncker thinks 100 states in the EU difficult but not totally impossible” But is it? Consider Catalonia, the EU, Brexit and Kurdistan

On Friday, October 13, 2017 Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, stated the following: “But if you allow Catalonia – and it is not up to us of course – to become independent, other people will do the same. I don’t like that. I don’t like to have a euro in 15 years that will be 100 different states. It is difficult enough with 17 states. With many more states it will be impossible,” The Guardian, 10/14/2017.

There are some important points to this: (more…)

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Last lap Brexit – Moment of reckoning fast looming up!?

Just been watching the BBC earlier renowned for its objectivity, but now IMHO more for boring weather reports (who says climate change is a non-fact) recycling of news, and not unbiased reporting. All of which helps to make a stronger case for reducing its licence fees and income. (more…)

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