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Scotland: the morning after

Image from the Herald Scotland. For more election coverage, click here.  Scottish voters have voted down the Referendum by a margin of 10%. But the vote skewed more dramatically along party lines and especially by age group: 16-17 year olds voted … Continue reading

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Postcard from Scotland

For more front page news, click through to the Guardian’s round-up The polls have closed and votes are being counted. U-M History professor Kali Israel writes from Scotland: The city is jumping and yet of course also very tense—the pubs will … Continue reading

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Scotland Decides: The Referendum is this Thursday, September 18

Image by Andrew Mac. For other posters marking the Referendum, see http://bellacaledonia.org.uk/2014/08/29/the-top-20-indy-posters-are/ History will be made on Thursday when Scotland votes on independence. Some see the Referendum as a forum on the state of the EU and will watch for response from … Continue reading

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How Fragile is the Euro? I’m glad you asked that question… by Joshua Cole

As we all look forward to Jim Adam’s talk today on the Euro Crisis at the Center for European Studies (“How Fragile is the Euro?” Jim Adams, 4 pm, 1636 SSWB, International Institute, U-M) I thought it might be useful to look … Continue reading

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British diplomatic failure and its consequences for Europe

In the UK, the country’s self-marginalization is big news. In most of the rest of the world, not so much. It seems observers based in the US are mostly talking about the impossibility of the deal working and the Europeans … Continue reading

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