european union

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If every change is for the worse, what then?

The British House of Commons this week expressed strong distaste for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan.


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Thanks to last minute negotiations, trade deal with EU seems saved.

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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is called “Il Rottamatore,” which translates into the dismantler or demolition man.

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The EU has seen growth of bureaucratic and administrative apparatus and a regulatory environment not always economic-growth enhancing.

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Canadians are clearly not convinced that Ottawa engaged in responsible resettlement during refugee crisis.

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I’ve never understood why countries should have to form unions in order to trade freely with each other.

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International talks often become forums of mutual incomprehension as the world again breaks into two opposing camps with two incompatible worldviews: “the democracies” and “the rest.”

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Given Canada’s proximity to the United States, we tend to take our peace and security for granted.
This comfortable distance from most of the world’s violence has also led us to underestimate how useful Canada might be in defusing threats elsewhere using an item some people overlook as leverage: energy.


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It is often the role of the economist to point at the impending doom with which reality confronts our fondest wishes. For that reason Thomas Carlisle referred to economics as the dismal science. It is made the more dismal for the economist when the fondest wishes are held and extolled by ones friends and those whom one admires.