Change What?

Rachael Johnson has announced that she will be a candidate for the European Parliamentary elections, if the UK takes part. Her father, Stanley, used to be a Conservative MEP and her brothers, Boris and Jo, are Conservative MPs in the UK Parliament; Rachael joked that she is entering politics to spend more time with her … More Change What?

Themes-5: UK Politics

This is another in our series of posts reviewing our comments on major themes regarding the European Union. Each brief comment is followed by a link to the post to which it refers. The linked posts are presented in chronological order of posting. After much discussion and squabbling, the Cabinet published a White Paper in … More Themes-5: UK Politics

Here’s the Power, Where’s the Glory?

Power Whereas many believe the EU represents a move towards a world that acts together peacefully we see it as representing the worst aspects of globalism. [1] Where big business and big government get closer together control is lost at the local level and the powerless eventually react to give these elites a ‘populist’ kicking. … More Here’s the Power, Where’s the Glory?

It’s the Ideology

Is Democracy a Nuisance? In EU member countries, their constitutions oblige governments to put themselves up periodically for re-election, or dismissal. The ‘constitution’ of the EU (i.e. the treaties) does not require this inconvenience. This is a designed feature not an accident. To achieve its goal of a federal state in Europe the EU must … More It’s the Ideology