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Self-Binding Back To The Deal

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 22:50:12 +0000

I think the logic in this post and this earlier one has stood up rather well. There were only three possible options – hard border, sea border, and no border. Everyone involved rejected the hard border. The DUP, and quite … Continue reading

When you have eliminated the impossible…

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 11:45:31 +0000

A quick thought on the news that the UK “offer” has been agreed by Cabinet (see Robert Peston). One thing that has been underdiscussed in all the arguing about the Irish border issue is that the core principle of the … Continue reading

Article 63: It’s the New Article 50

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:25:30 +0000

So what’s going to happen next in Germany? It’s worth taking a look at the mechanics of how Germany elects a Chancellor. These are set out quite specifically in Article 63 of the Grundgesetz. The text is here and an … Continue reading

The FDP has left the centre

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:46:54 +0000

This chart from the Berliner Morgenpost‘s election night data feature tells you everything you need to know about how the German coalition talks broke down. It shows the ideological positioning of every new MdB from the 2017 election. The data … Continue reading

OuiShare: a modern cult

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:41:02 +0000

Always hopeful for something – some event, something – to add to the gaiety of life in this interval consisting of things that do not add to the gaiety: Trump, Brexit, unaffordable housing. Nothing for ages and then, all of … Continue reading


Wed, 27 Sep 2017 12:07:55 +0000

Remember the Pirate Party? Back in September 2011, they boarded the Berlin city-state legislature, winning 8.9 percent of the vote. That put five parties in the legislature and complicated the coalition math. They highlighted the Greens’ generational challenges, put digital … Continue reading

Reds Got the Blues? No.

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 07:09:10 +0000

Over on social media, a friend-of-a-friend said that the strong showing of the far-right AfD in Sunday’s German election was “further erosion of the neoliberal left.” Yeah, no. Here’s what the main public broadcaster in Germany has from their polling … Continue reading

German Elections on Sunday

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:13:04 +0000

Some thoughts about Germany’s election this Sunday, hoisted from comments over on Facebook. They’re more about personal preferences, and maybe not anything new for the three readers Fistful still has after Brexit broke the blog. (By the way, there’s still … Continue reading

Brexit and Airlines

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:24:05 +0000

About a week before the UK government triggers Article 50, and the stories are just rolling out about taking control how difficult untangling the UK from the EU is going to be, how much business is going to head across … Continue reading