Tag Archives: Scotland

Brexit deal must be ‘inferior’ to membership to protect EU borders

Brexit may simply lead to a debate on the validity of the UK since this is just another union Continue reading

Posted in Somewhat Political | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Return to the Troubles would be biggest blow dealt by Brexit

Over the centuries that Britain celebrated imperialism, Ireland experienced it. This has culminated in a vastly different outlook between the two islands. Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reducing everything to the economy misses the point

Catalonia is ramping up efforts for an independence referendum following Scotland’s vote on 18 September. As Spain’s main economic engine, there is grave concern that the region – home to Barcelona – could conceivably leave the country. Unlike in the … Continue reading

Posted in Economic conundrums, National identity | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Measuring national identity

Canadians don’t love to be described as Americans, the Japanese hate to be confused with the Chinese. Slovakians don’t take too kindly to being called Czech and New Zealanders don’t want to be mistaken as Australian. There are lots of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment