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Alain Juppé: the cold, septuagenarian Conservative may be the best option For French progressives

This article was published in The Huffington Post

“I was the king in the family,” Alain Juppé claimed about his pampered upbringing. On a school trip to Lisbon, pleased to have escaped the family bubble, he was surprised to discover upon arriving that his overprotective parents had made the journey as well to check he was alright. 725 more words


French primaries to decide who will be the next president

François Hollande has little chance of re-election

It comes down to a choice between Alain Juppé’s moderation and Nicolas Sarkozy’s platform of fear

By Julia Amalia Heyer, Der Spiegel, Aug. 677 more words

Why Brexit will not happen – EurActiv.com

In this excellent EurActiv article, MEP Sorin Moisa argues that the “Big Lie” promoted by the Leave campaign will be exposed before Britain can actually leave the EU, and that a second referendum will reject Brexit. 101 more words


German Official Says U.K. Might Reconsider Brexit - WSJ

The WSJ reports that the British government should be given time to weigh the consequences of an exit from the EU, citing a close aide to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. 145 more words


Will article 50 ever be triggered? | Politics | The Guardian

In this excellent article, the Guardian explores whether Article 50 will ever be triggered. It reports that the PM has said he will hand the task of starting the Brexit process to his successor, giving hope to remain supporters. 187 more words


Opinion - Brexit Result - the outlook for Young Britons - John Gelmini

Successive UK Governments have failed young people, older people and the new class of marginalised and probably very stupid people whom the Bilderbergers discussed at their meeting in Dresden at the beginning of the month – the “Precariat”. 724 more words