‘Nemo judex in causa sua’ is a Latin phrase that is usually translated as, “no-one should be a judge in his own cause.” This is among the basic principles of natural justice. The honourable judges of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) have shown themselves to be above natural justice and indeed … More Unnatural Justice
The EU was deliberately designed so that the people would be guided on the right path by ‘wise’ men to ensure that previous mistakes will never be repeated. That’s understandable, the alternatives were questioned and found wanting by Socrates (and Plato, Aristotle and many others since the Athens’ democratic period). However, the people are prevented … More Brexit: A Brief Summary
It was Christmas 1991 when the Soviet Union was formally ended by the Russian Parliament. A month later the Maastricht Treaty was signed which mandated the creation of the euro currency, a remarkably similar monetary union (MU) to the Soviet one. The Rouble Zone (RZ) staggered on for 18 months until the other republics had … More The Future of the Euro – 2
Edmund Burke told his voters in Bristol that an MP “owes you, not his industry only, but his judgement; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion”. His constituents agreed, they elected another candidate. A majority in Parliament is intent on wrecking Brexit. It was asked by popular vote … More Resign, You Cowards!
Our previous post ‘celebrated’ the twentieth anniversary of the euro (The State of The Euro); we described how monetary union has failed to increase growth or converge the economies of the eurozone countries. In this follow-up we look at similar failures and the possible consequences if the euro also dies. Giving control of monetary policy … More The Future of the Euro – 1
The euro (€) was 20 years old on New Year’s day 2019, so now’s the time to ‘celebrate’ its birthday. The start of another year is also a traditional time for reviewing where we’ve been, where we’re going and for setting quizzes. Let’s do all these things to celebrate the common currency’s emerald anniversary. Our … More The State of The Euro