The choice – The future of the European Union

A limited version of federalism is a less miserable solution than the break-up of the euro The Economist May 26th 2012 WHAT will become of the European Union? One road leads to the full break-up of the euro, with all its economic and political repercussions. The other...

Quebeckers have a mental Bloc

LYSIANE GAGNON Globe and Mail May. 15, 2011 The Bloc Québécois might be near-extinct, but its philosophy is still very much alive in Quebec. It is striking to see how many people naively assume that the NDP, because the majority of its caucus comes from Quebec, will...

SNP victory sets stage for independence vote

By Brian Groom FT.com May 6 2011 It was quite a night for “Wee Eck” – Alex Salmond, the Scottish National party leader whose party appears to be heading for outright control of the devolved Scottish parliament. That triumph could set him up for the biggest test of his...