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The last weeks of 2020 will provide a slew of illustrative material for future historians wishing to highlight the moral and administrative decline of the British state in face of the challenges of Brexit and Covid-19. Pride of place will go to the twin nominations to the House of Lords [...]
by Anila Noor, Founding Director, New Women Connectors and Roger Casale, Founder, Secretary General & CEO, New Europeans Reproduced with kind permission from Voxeurop We have the historian Ferdinand Braudel to thank for the [...]
by Sam Whimster Professor Sam Whimster is Deputy Director & Head of UK Futures Programme at Global Policy Institute; he is also Editor of Max Weber Studies. Andrew Adonis has recently argued that the [...]
While sounding more optimistic on how restarted talks were moving this week after last week’s showdown, the EU chief Brexit negotiator, Michael Barnier, tweeted on the 14th of December that ‘Never before has such a [...]
One relief from the ongoing general uncertainty surrounding the ongoing negotiations between the European Union and the United Kingdom on a post-Brexit Free Trade Agreement has been to study specifics, such as its likely regional [...]
by Heather Barrigan Political Correspondent of ImmiNews, specializing in outreach and the creation of engaging and informative immigration-related content. The promise to end the free movement of EU citizens to the UK was a [...]