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Brexit: Great Britain votes not to become Mediocre Britain

LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2016 — Great Britain has voted not to become Mediocre Britain. In a decision that will reverberate for years if not decades to come, British voters opted for “Brexit” from the European Union. Despite polls showing the Remain campaign with a slight advantage, the Leave side won. Sky-high turnout of 70 ...

Brexit wins! UK peasants revolt, world markets crash

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2016 – As we write this on Friday at 7 a.m., traders and investors—or at least those who weren’t up all night—are waking up to the news that, contrary to polling data and late bookmaking odds in London, U,K, voters have decisively voted to leave the European Union (EU), a process that’s ...

Greece: Spoiled by debt

Greek P.M. Tsipras demands that Greece get its due; its 'due' is probable default and a 'Grexit' from the euro-zone.

The EU’s first step to reign Google in

The EU Commissioner's focus is on Google “artificially divert(ing) traffic from rival comparison shopping services (to its Google Shopping) and hinder their ability to compete."

Kiev Moves to disarm Ukrainians with Russia at the door

Ukraine should not be tying the hands of their people behind their back. Yes acceptance into the EU is important, yes Kiev needs to be on good terms with the West. But the EU, and the West need to understand that Ukraine is in a tenuous situation.

Is civil war coming to Ukraine?

Fighting along clearly divided geographical lines with equal or somewhat equal international support could lead to a stalemate in any combat that would arise.