2 09, 2022

Time to Turn the Tables on Brexiteer Cognitive Dissonance

By |2022-09-09T15:44:45+00:00September 2nd, 2022|Categories: Brexit, Europe, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , , , , , |

All the evidence - from shrinking trade, to relative economic performance, to the Northern Ireland protocol, to the rotting queues at Dover - indicate that Brexit has failed. It has not only been the disaster that Remainers warned, but has also failed to achieve the wild outcomes promised by the [...]

3 11, 2021

The Northern Ireland Protocol Mess Shows Britain is Not Ready to Change its Tune

By |2021-12-17T12:56:40+00:00November 3rd, 2021|Categories: November 2021|Tags: , , , |

The toxicity of the British government’s ongoing Brexit (re)negotiations has surfaced again with the creaking mess that is the Northern Ireland Protocol.  Lord Frost’s latest speech, ‘Observations on the Present State of the Nation’, once again recalls whimsically the ghost of Edmund Burke, the godfather of conservatism.  But substantially it attempts to [...]

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