Kategorie: Brexit

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...