Tag Archives: Brexit

Mark Collins – Fall 2016 Issue of CGAI’s “The Dispatch”

29 Sep

The table of contents: Message from the Editor by DAVID BERCUSON Brexit, the Anglosphere and Canada  by JULIAN LINDLEY-FRENCH The Obama Moment—Defence Spending Does Matter, eh! by ALAN STEPHENSON A…

Source: Mark Collins – Fall 2016 Issue of CGAI’s “The Dispatch”

Mark Collins – Forget Brexit, Western Economic Growth Sucks

29 Sep

Dismal, dismal, dismal (Neil Young in mind)–assuming the Rising Sun is Western–a tweet: Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he…

Source: Mark Collins – Forget Brexit, Western Economic Growth Sucks

Mark Collins – The World Needs More Canada. Sure.

8 Aug

A Canadian at the Brookings Institution has a wild  flight of fancy (originally published, naturally, in the Toronto Star): Have Brexit and the U.S. election created space for Canadian leadership? …

Source: Mark Collins – The World Needs More Canada. Sure.

Mark Collins – Brexit and Abandoned English White Workers (The Donald?)

3 Aug

Excerpts from an article by a novelist who writes much and well on money at the London Review of Books–echoes in the Land of Trump? Brexit Blues John Lanchester is the author, most recently, …

Source: Mark Collins – Brexit and Abandoned English White Workers (The Donald?)

Mark Collins – Responses to Brexit Referendum at London Review of Books

21 Jul

The pretty progressive and pretty good periodical has quite a round-up of reactions (July 14 issue): Where are we now? Responses to the Referendum David Runciman, Neal Ascherson, James Butler, T.J.…

Source: Mark Collins – Responses to Brexit Referendum at London Review of Books

Mark Collins – “How the Brexit vote could lead to a united Ireland”

21 Jul

Terry Glavin muses on what may be a great irony (Mr Glavin is proudly of southern Irish descent but in no way anti-British): …This year in Ireland, everything was supposed to be about history…

Source: Mark Collins – “How the Brexit vote could lead to a united Ireland”

Mark Collins – UK, US: Bonkersorama?

14 Jul

Not your father’s leading countries of the “free world”, eh? 1) United Kingdom: 2) United States: Where it will all end knows only Beelzebub. Very relevant: The Donald and Indiana…

Source: Mark Collins – UK, US: Bonkersorama?

Mark Collins – BREXIT, or, The English Didn’t Like the EU Golf Club

5 Jul

An excerpt from an interview with a very colourful Conservative MP (who is really speaking about England, not Britain, in terms of current views): Rory Stewart says Britain must make the best of Br…

Source: Mark Collins – BREXIT, or, The English Didn’t Like the EU Golf Club

Mark Collins – No “End of History”, “Collapse of the Liberal World Order” Section

29 Jun

Further to this post, No “End of History”, or, Don’t Expect Any Lovely Converging International Community more from Harvard Prof. Stephen Walt: … The world is entering a period where once-rob…

Source: Mark Collins – No “End of History”, “Collapse of the Liberal World Order” Section

Mark Collins – Another BREXIT “Oopsie”: UK Defence Spending

27 Jun

More incredible shrinking on the way? What about the British commitment (President Obama was already worried) to meet the NATO goal of two percent of GDP for defence? Eu referendum: Defence spendin…

Source: Mark Collins – Another BREXIT “Oopsie”: UK Defence Spending