Brexit and Brand Protection in Europe: What Next?

This is from long time reader, Jonathan Thurgood Twenty-two years’ ago, the EU’s single brand registration system took off. Since then, companies and individuals around...

Indeed The EU Has – Which Is Why We’re Leaving

We can, roughly enough, lay out two variants of what is happening with the European Union. One is that varied peoples who share geographical...

Is Ireland Worth Freedom?

A very useful example of the manner in which the same question can have very different answers each of which are correct. The important...

Proof Perfect That The EU Is Mercantilist, Protectionist, Not Free Traders

The easy way to understand whether someone groks trade or not is to see what they suggest when someone throws rocks in their own...

Not Likely Matey – EU Customs Officials On British Soil

The European Union has a certain problem with the concept of sovereignty. A sovereign nation is sovereign within its own borders, that's the definition...

Brexit – Salt and Vinegar Please, Not The Three Course Meal

Liam Fox and Sir Martin Donnelly are having a little spat over Brexit and trade. It should be said that Fox is correct here...