Issue: June 2016

Having Our Say

Beyond Europe’s borders, storm clouds are gathering; what Brexit would mean for the survival of the West is a fair question — though one not always fairly answered

Our EU Deal Gives Us The Best Of Both Worlds

After the Prime Minister’s renegotiation, the UK has the benefits of the single market while staying outside political, fiscal and monetary union 

Brexit Would Save Us And Set Europe An Example

Cameron’s deal, like the first Mrs Rochester, is an early mistake: it gives away our veto. By leaving the EU, we will regain control of our future  

Are Both Sides Playing By The Referendum Rules?

Heavy government spending and foreign intervention on behalf of the Remain camp have sparked suspicion that the law is being broken

Should We Stay Or Should We Go?

"The referendum on British membership of the European Union will be decided by the Eurosceptic but risk-averse middle chunk of the electorate"

Ignore Project Fear: Brexit Won’t Ruin Us

The Treasury White Paper on the economic impact of leaving the EU is based on unsound economics and does not withstand close analysis

Uncontrolled Immigration Means Finis Britanniae

If immigration is not reduced, the country will be unrecognisable within a few decades. The referendum might end the experiment

Reckless Oldies

The paradox of the EU referendum is that the over-65s are the keenest to leap into the unknown

Union Parfait

During the Second World War, a "perpetual association" between France and the UK was proposed — in effect, the EU Mark I

Romeo II and III

Did Shakespeare write a sequel to Romeo and Juliet? Compelling intertextual links suggest it's possible

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"
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