Category Archives: European Union

Can Emmanuel Macron Stem the Populist Tide?

Lauren Collin in the New Yorker – France’s young President is now Europe’s most forceful progressive. But violence at home and the success of right-wing parties throughout the Continent threaten his ambitions. Continue reading…

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Brexit and its Parallels with the English Civil war

From David Murrin, author of Breaking the Code of History – At the time of the June 23, 2016 referendum, I classified Brexit as having the same energy as the English civil war in 1642-1651. This was based on both … Continue reading

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Brexit chaos – A catastrophic failure of leadership

By David Murrin, author of Breaking the Code of History – Regional civil wars are sadly not swift occurrences. They take time to build momentum and to reach a crescendo and conclusion. As a prime example, the English civil war … Continue reading

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Brexit: The Winds of Political Change Are Growing

By David Murrin Note: In introducing David Murrin to an international group, Ken Feltman said, “David Murrin has the misfortune to be correct too soon, before others are even aware of what’s going on. David is one of the prescient … Continue reading

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A Warning From Europe: The Worst Is Yet to Come

By Anne Applebaum in the Atlantic Magazine Polarization. Conspiracy theories. Attacks on the free press. An obsession with loyalty. Recent events in the United States follow a pattern Europeans know all too well. Given the right conditions, any society can … Continue reading

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