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The 3 March post “I love Big Brother” highlighted Gideon Rachman’s conversion from eurosceptic. The single market is at risk. “Protectionism and nationalism are close cousins.” Division in Europe would be “particularly unfortunate at a time when there is an urgent need for international cooperation on a global scale”. “The EU is the best example… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick

I love Big Brother!

Gideon Rachman’s op-ed in today’s Financial Times should be read by all declared eurosceptics and those who do not regard themselves as such but are supporting greater ‘nationalisation’ of policies. The columnist arrived in Brussels in 2001 believing that most Europeans felt more loyalty to their nation than to Europe; that steadily enlarging the powers… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick