Without the U.K., the EU becomes a socialistic economy indulging weaker, poorer members.
The EU sees trade as a mechanism through which its political goals can be met. That’s why it still insists that its trading partners agree to everything from welfare policies to open borders — it even demands this of the U.K. in any new trade deal that Britain strikes after it leaves the EU.
If Greece leaves the eurozone, Russia will enter it, casting a chill over Europe.
It will now be the turn of Germany — more likely, individual German taxpayers — to take on the role of suckers.
(October 18, 2013) A European Union auditor says billions of dollars in foreign aid to the Palestinian government has been squandered or lost to corruption.