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March for Europe: The Changing Face of the EU #EU60 #StandUpForEurope

On Saturday I stood at Place Luxemburg facing the European Parliament with a few friends for the ‘March for Europe’ rally. I had made my placard the night before, knowing with complete certainty what the message I wanted to write was and of course it was going to be about Northern Ireland, Brexit and the Border. 1,425 more words


Scotland and the EU

Brexit has rekindled the voice of the foreign adventurer, the buccaneer, among some in the UK and also (incredibly), Imperial dreams. But most Scots feel differently. 848 more words


Faith, Identity and Nationalism Revisited

Note: This article was written sometime in 1999 and adapted from an op-ed piece I wrote for my local newspaper, the Opelika-Auburn News. Much of it is badly dated, and that is precisely why I’ve chosen to re-post it.   1,098 more words

Jim Langcuster

Palm Oil, Food and Beverage and the EU

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM

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The implacable and indomitable Travelling Gourmet TM meets the President and other VVIPs of the European Community in charge of F00d & Beverage products in the… 418 more words

Food And Drink

The Killer Instinct

“Go to the ant, O sluggard;
consider her ways, and be wise.”
(Prov 6:6)

The Killer Instinct

By Stephen W. Hiemstra

In my first professional job as an economist, I interned with the Economic Research Service (ERS) in the U.S. 776 more words

Called Along The Way


Pianist Stephen Hough (The Guardian: Arts hit back at Brexit) looks for vibrations deeper than words:

Musicians keep playing when the lights go out, when people are suffering, confused or angry.

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