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Brexit crisis: beware threat of a nation...

Brexit crisis: beware threat of a national government

A deepening, unpredictable political and constitutional crisis sparked by Brexit could have far-reaching consequences before the year is out. Some commentators have suggested that it is the biggest political challenge facing the ruling elites since the General Strike of 1926 when power seemed to pass – temporarily – into the hands of the trade union […]

Brexit – a seismic event

Brexit – a seismic event

The Economist’s headline was ‘Brexit and the markets: a seismic shock’ Doomsday scenarios – warnings of its consequences – abounded: the British Pound will weaken, favourable trade conditions will disappear, housing values will tumble, the markets will plummet, job losses will mount. The implication is that the effects of the referendum vote will reverberate throughout […]