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Jeremy Corbyn, Theresa May, Henry VIII and Britain’s future. Part 2: May, the power grab, the right wing agenda and the Brexit negotiations

The power grab and the red tape lie
The Great Repeal Act grants May’s ministers the ability to rewrite reams of British law without democratic scrutiny or oversight. In any normal situation, one should expect these so-called “Henry VIII” powers to be slammed by opposition politicians. …

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Sixty years of Europe: the EMU crisis, the Brexit and the PRIME proposal to reform the European institutions

Introduction
The European Commission published a report in which it presents five scenarios for the EU’s future: carrying on with the current agenda, focusing just on the single market, allowing some countries to move faster than others toward integration, narrowing down the agenda, …

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