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Brexit and Protectionism: Two More Nails in Globalization’s Coffin

BY Christopher Dembik The globalization process has clearly stopped. The evolution of international trade in volume is close to its lowest level, which is the best proof that globalization is not working so well anymore. Not only this, but also the glorious period of the 2000s, which corresponds to a time of accelerated globalization as a

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Chilcot and the Great Game

The Iraq Inquiry’s verdict on Tony Blair’s misadventures is finally out. It makes for tough reading BY Sunny Hundal The story of why Britain invaded Iraq with the U.S. is of a once-powerful empire yearning for its former military stature in the world. Some say it was Iraq’s oil that seduced Tony Blair into joining George Bush; others point to Britain’s eagerness

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UKIP Leader Farage Says He Will Step Down After Brexit Victory

By Kylie MacLellan LONDON, July 4 – The leader of Britain’s anti-European Union UK Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage said on Monday he would stand down after having realized his ambition of winning last month’s referendum in favour of Brexit. “I have never been, and I have never wanted to be, a career politician. My aim

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Thousands Gather in London to Protest Against Brexit Vote

By Alistair Smout LONDON, July 3 – Thousands of demonstrators gathered in central London on Saturday to march in protest against last week’s vote to leave the European Union, a result that has plunged Britain into political chaos and which most people in the capital rejected. Most protestors were young adults, and many were draped

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2027: England and Wales Submit Application for EU Membership

Exclusive to Newsweek Middle East: BY Sultan Al Qassemi February 26 2027 England and Wales submit application for EU Membership Almost nine years after withdrawing from the European Union, Sadiq Khan, the Prime Minister of the Union of England and Wales yesterday submitted an official request to Brussels to join the European Union. Last November

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Brexit: The Aftermath

Britain polarized, markets slide, EU holds its breath.  — Xenophobia on the rise; Cameron out By Ben White In the early hours of Friday morning, Britain woke up to a political and economic earthquake. Asked whether or not the country should remain a member of the European Union (EU), a majority – 52 percent –

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Britain Votes to Leave EU, Cameron Quits

By Guy Faulconbridge and Kate Holton LONDON, June 24  – Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War Two. Global financial markets plunged as results from Thursday’s referendum showed a near 52-48

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Britain Votes to Leave EU in Historic Divorce

By Guy Faulconbridge and Alistair Smout LONDON, June 24 – Britain has voted to leave the European Union, results from Thursday’s landmark referendum showed, an outcome that sets the country on an uncertain path and deals the largest setback to European efforts to forge greater unity since World War Two. World financial markets dived as

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