Kategorie: Brexit

After the Brexit-Referendum

Georg Boomgaarden: After the Brexit-Referendum Translation from the original German text Conference in the International Club in the Auswärtiges Amt (German Foreign Office) July 19, 2016 What has happened ? The Referendum on June 23, 2016 resulted in 52% of...

Nach dem Brexit-Referendum – was nun ?

Georg Boomgaarden: Nach dem Brexit-Referendum Vortrag im Internationalen Club im Auswärtigen Amt 19.Juli 2016 English translation Was ist passiert ? Beim Referendum am 23.Juni 2016 haben knapp 52% der Briten für ein Ende der Mitgliedschaft in der Europäischen Union gestimmt....

The future of the EU – a risky path

There were the usual pundits and gurus telling us that if Brexit were happening other EU-countries would follow to leave and the EU would come to its more or less deserved end. While this may be overdone and wishful thinking...

BREXIT – the game is over

Rub your eyes – the world has changed. BREXIT happened – the game around it is over. I attended the speech of Prime Minister David Cameron at Bloomberg in London when he announced on January 23th, 2013 that he would...

A Comment to Boris Johnson’s Speech on May 10

Georg Boomgaarden: Comment to the speech (My comments are written in BLUE letters) Boris Johnson: The liberal cosmopolitan case to Vote Leave May 09, 2016 This morning Boris Johnson MP made the liberal cosmopolitan case to Vote Leave at the...

The United Kingdom has voted

(look for the text in German) Pollsters should be ashamed. Never before their predictions were so far from reality. The British electoral system is complicated. The more parties are competing, the more the „first-past-the-post“ system distorts the will of the...

Großbritannien hat gewählt

look for the English text Die Meinungsforscher sollten sich schämen. So daneben waren ihre Prognosen seit langem nicht mehr. Das britische Wahlsystem ist kompliziert, das Mehrheitswahlrecht „first-past-the-post“ verzerrt den Wählerwillen um so mehr, je mehr Parteien antreten. UKIP mag eine...