Day: December 11, 2019

Ground Zero of the Brexit Class War

Source: Spiegel It’s a daunting task. Since the 1980s, when the north rose up against Margaret Thatcher, the Tories have largely been considered unelectable in the region. But Brexit has muddled the situation. After decades of deindustrialization and globalization, residents of the former coal-mining region voted by a large majority […]

Malta Emerges as the EU’s Next Problem Child

Source: Spiegel Malta, the European Union’s smallest member state, generally stays out of the headlines. Two-and-a-half years ago, DER SPIEGEL and other European media outlets involved with European Investigative Collaborations (EIC) published the “Malta Files,” which revealed how German companies were able to save on taxes by establishing themselves on […]