In an episo
de of the BBC comedy Red Dwarf, the down-on-his-luck crewman Dave Lister met physical embodiments of both his Self-confidence and Paranoia.
Paranoia was a small, weaselly man who constantly reminded Dave of his shortcomings and failures, while Confidence was a large happy man who praised Dave non-stop and always tried to cheer him up.
Lister (Left), Confidence (Right) © BBC
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Please find below our most recent report – in which we discuss the possibility of a The Last Parachute UK-EU Association Agreement.
The is in the news this weekend (see Legatum Institute and here ). here
In response to these negative reports in the press, Legatum have taken to twitter to defend themselves and also in which they attempt to address the accusations against them. released a press release
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Hard Brexiteers, egged on by their cheerleaders at Legatum and the Telegraph have of late been changing their tune.
They have gone from saying ‘of course we will get a free trade with the EU’ to ‘Its probably for the best if we get a deal and trade solely on WTO terms’. don’t Continue reading Trade with Australia
Please find below our most recent report – in which we discuss a proposed Brexit Transition period. Road to Nowhere
There are two particular groups that insult and mock EFTA4UK on social media – Hardcore ‘remainers’ and Hardcore ‘Leavers’.
In this blogpost we will describe both of these infuriating, illogical groups.
[CAVEAT: We are not describing all leave voters or remain voters here, most of whom voted the way they did for a variety of rational reasons.] Continue reading Rage against illogic
Of the challenges facing the UK as a result of the Brexit vote, few are as complex as the Irish border issue. Even we who live and breathe Brexit issues find it almost impossible to resolve.
The ‘Ireland’ question is complicated because of two major issues – the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is huge; and even if it weren’t, voices on both sides have expressed a desire not to see any physical border infrastructure such as checkpoints or inspection posts.
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Tonight in the House of Commons there was a debate on Brexit, the EEA (European Economic Area) and EFTA (European Free Trade Association). Watch HERE.
The debate was organised by Stephen Kinnock MP.
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The Legatum Institute have released a new report. As readers of this blog will know, we take a dim view of their output.
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Please find below our newest report – Brexit at a crossroads: