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Stephen Hill is a businessman who has been published on classical economics and on European philology and philosophy.
Yes, it’s taken an Italian comedian to wind up the EU: how about taking their Club Med austerity package and stuffing it?
That little bankrupt Britain could sail on merrily, as if the only boat in the race without a leak, was plainly ludicrous
Answer: it can only come from the US and/or the BRICs, as the advanced economies as a whole are below the median line
This disease, which we shall call Endlessly-Advancing Bureaucreep (EAB), is the very cause of the euro-crisis
Cameron’s speech was a giant flop, as it means nothing, and said nothing about what powers would be up for renegotiation anyway
When you look at facts, not opinions, the global economy doesn't seem nearly as healthy
Ignore the scaremongers, Britain has little to lose from leaving the EU.
The last EU Summit of 2012 – I have lost count of how many there were, but not of how many achieved anything positive – decided to create an EU banking union
The result, O Electorate, is that our national debt is worse than Spain’s and our annual deficit is worse than Italy’s
Germany is gradually taking over control of Europe, make no mistake about it
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