Tag: Brexit

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  • Daunting reality

    Daunting reality

    The referendum on 23 June 2016 has served to deepen the divides in Britain.

    March 15, 2019
  • In another setback for Theresa May, British MPs reject no-deal Brexit

    In another setback for Theresa May, British MPs reject no-deal Brexit

    After May's deal was heavily voted down for a second time on Tuesday, she announced a government motion ruling out a no-deal Brexit on March 29 - overturning her longstanding policy of refusing to rule it out.

    March 14, 2019
  • Convulsions in Albion

    Convulsions in Albion

    The Government has lost another vote because of sharp divisions within the Conservative party.

    February 17, 2019
  • Internal democracy

    Internal democracy

    In India, the politicians do not resign gracefully. Nor for that matter are they driven out by their loyal cadres. On occasion, 'age constraints' are made applicable to unwanted senior colleagues in order to consolidate the current leadership's stranglehold over the party. On the face of it, the deceptive facade of 'internal democracy' is maintained.

    February 11, 2019
  • The Grand Delusion of Modern Money

    The Grand Delusion of Modern Money

    Even though the socialist experiment in economics failed in 1989 with the collapse of the Berlin Wall, the neoliberal order stumbled after the Global Financial Crisis of 2008/9, and began to crumble in the face of a lost decade of growth

    February 1, 2019
  • France activates no-deal Brexit plan

    France activates no-deal Brexit plan

    EU countries with close UK ties have already begun preparing for its departure on 29 March without a deal

    January 18, 2019
  • British PM May wins confidence vote, calls on MPs to work together to deliver Brexit

    British PM May wins confidence vote, calls on MPs to work together to deliver Brexit

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has called on MPs to "put self-interest aside" and "work constructively together" towards Brexit after surviving a no confidence vote and averting a general election.

    January 17, 2019
  • UK parliament rejects Brexit deal, creating mounting uncertainty ahead

    UK parliament rejects Brexit deal, creating mounting uncertainty ahead

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has three sitting days to return to parliament with a "Plan B".

    January 16, 2019
  • Pound holds its ground after May’s Brexit battering

    Pound holds its ground after May’s Brexit battering

    The pound edged down Wednesday after the record defeat of British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan but mostly held its ground as investors consider the next likely developments in the long-running saga.

    January 16, 2019
  • Brexit: PM warns of ‘catastrophic breach of trust’

    Brexit: PM warns of ‘catastrophic breach of trust’

    British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday warned that a failure to deliver Brexit would be "a catastrophic and unforgivable breach of trust in our democracy".

    January 13, 2019
  • Jolt for Mrs May

    Jolt for Mrs May

    Indeed, in an unusual conjunction of the opposition and a section of the ruling Tories, Labour and Conservative MPs have demonstrated the strength of parliamentary opposition to leaving the European Union without a deal.

    January 12, 2019
  • Gita Gopinath joins International Monetary Fund as its first woman chief economist

    Gita Gopinath joins International Monetary Fund as its first woman chief economist

    The John Zwaanstra professor of International Studies and Economics at Harvard University, Gopinath, 47, succeeds Maurice (Maury) Obstfeld as Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF's Research Department, who retired on December 31.

    January 8, 2019
  • Seat belt warning as storm clouds loom in 2019

    Seat belt warning as storm clouds loom in 2019

    Fasten your seat belts, everyone, as the turbulence ahead looks likely to make for a bit of a bumpy ride.

    January 7, 2019
  • Nothing to observe

    Nothing to observe

    Thousands of troops have been deployed across the country, which will once again bear witness to an election under the awesome shadow of the soldier’s gun, recalling the experience of January 2014.

    December 27, 2018
  • Brexit tests Japan’s globalist credentials

    Brexit tests Japan’s globalist credentials

    Even so, Japan – a fellow island country which formed an alliance with Britain in the early years of the last century – is nervously watching the eventual course of the roller-coaster Brexit ride, and not just for its short-term economic interests.

    December 26, 2018
  • If no deal…

    If no deal…

    In a no-deal planning paper, the European Commission has called on governments to grant temporary residence permits to British nationals so that people have time to make applications to secure their long-term status.

    December 24, 2018
  • Brexit will hit medical care

    Brexit will hit medical care

    Back in June, at the British Medical Association’s (BMA) annual representative meeting, doctors from across the UK overwhelmingly passed a motion opposing Brexit and calling for a people’s vote on the final deal.

    December 21, 2018