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What was it that we wanted, what did we long for thirty years ago? What did we declare during the peaceful mass protests in the squares in November 1989? First of all, we wanted to trade communist dictatorship and tyranny for freedom. For freedom in the broadest sense. We promised that we would push freedom not only into the political system, not just into the economic and business environment, not just into education and...
Even those lovers of imperial nostalgia on the Tory benches in Westminster must be starting to wonder if it was really worth it. All those centuries of hegemony over that scraggy little island called Ireland. After all, Brexit was supposed to be easy, about taking back control and reassembling a ‘Global Britain’ to conquer the world. Instead, from a Brexiters perspective, the past three years have been filled with tiny...
We could be heroes just for one day Though nothing will keep us together We could steal time just for one day David Bowie “Historic mistake” is the recap of the outcome of the European Council Summit, which didn’t adopt the decision to grant the start of negotiations for EU Accession of North Macedonia and Albania. This news has toppled the hopes of both countries for becoming members of the EU...

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