When the EU threatens trade wars and the UK disregards international agreements, it ignores Northern Ireland’s unique situation and treats it as just another bargaining chip in the Brexit negotiation process.
Written by Jan Gerber; Edited by Scott Strgacich Brexit, like winter in Game of Thrones, has been coming for years, and now that it’s finally here, the resolution feels rushed, unsatisfying, and messy. Everyone feels cheated. Although there has not been a more perplexing political drama playing out for the last three years, little has … Continue reading Brexit: The End of Populist Promises
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. Image by Sandro Halank By Lukasz Grabowski As the European Parliament election nears, continental leaders prime themselves for crucial coalition-building that will set the stage for the next five years of governance. Among them are Germany’s Angela Merkel, the veteran chancellor, and her newly minted successor as head of the Christian Democratic … Continue reading Meet Merkel’s Successor