Monthly Archives: oktober 2016

Don´t expect the EU to fall apart any time soon

The idea that EU is falling apart is repeated surprisingly often – surprisingly because there are no signs of this. There are however, clear signs that the EU countries are embarking on even closer cooperation than ever before. That´s basically … Continue reading

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Theresa May, here’s why other EU countries will not give you an easy deal

Published in the Guardian 9th of Oct 2016 The Tory party conference rhetoric made for queasy reading. Every European country has its share of politicians rubbishing foreigners, but no sitting government has gone as far as this: openly targeting legal, … Continue reading

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So, where´s this EU crisis then?

Posted on Brors & Elvis  21/09/2016, 14:07 ”The EU is at a critical point”, assured Angela Merkel before the latest EU summit. ”It is true that Europe has recently been shaken by all kinds of crises … we must not … Continue reading

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Hands off the British exit, everyone!

Posted on Brors & Elvis 27/06/2016, 08:03  So should we Europeans play bad cop or good cop with the British now that they´ve voted out? Neither, of course. What to do next is entirely a British decision. Juncker, Schulz and others … Continue reading

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Where have those nice Britons gone?

Published in the Guardian 3rd of July 2016 Who are you and what have you done with those Britons I used to know and like so much? Have you no idea how disruptive uncertainty is for our countries, for business? … Continue reading

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”Europeans watch our referendum debate with fascination and fear”

Published in the Guardian, 24th of april 2016, In Sweden, you would be hard pressed to find anyone – or at least anyone in a prominent position – who would use a milder term than “disaster” when referring to a … Continue reading

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