Subscribe: A Fistful Of Euros » A Fistful Of Euros
Added By: Feedage Forager Feedage Grade C rated
Language: English
add gaiety  blog  brexit broke  brexit  broke blog  continue reading  continue  election  friend  germany  reading brexit  reading  trump 
Rate this Feed
Rate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feed
Rate this feed 1 starRate this feed 2 starRate this feed 3 starRate this feed 4 starRate this feed 5 star

Comments (0)

Feed Details and Statistics Feed Statistics
Preview: A Fistful Of Euros » A Fistful Of Euros

A Fistful Of Euros

European Opinion

Last Build Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2017 20:59:24 +0000


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

Brexit and Banks

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:31:25 +0000

With Prime Minister May due to trigger Article 50 eight days from now, shit’s about to get real the clock is about to start ticking, not least for the huge financial center in London. Nothing in the present UK government … Continue reading

The Populist Papers: 29 Years of Populism

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 13:58:03 +0000

Thinking about Brexit, the Donald, Austria having a presidential election replay, and other things, it struck me that in a sense I’ve lived through a Populist Era, a parallel history to the official narrative of ever-closer European union and what … Continue reading

Made it through another month

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:03:49 +0000

Now that Trump has outlasted William Henry Harrison as president of the United States, perhaps it’s time to publish here something I wrote elsewhere just a few days after the American election. Germany’s next. If there is any major leader … Continue reading

Well then.

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:24:24 +0000

Looking back at posts from January 2009, I see a mix of hope and serious concern. Country after country was following the US into what has since become known as the Great Recession. It is reckoned by some as the … Continue reading


Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:14:42 +0000

Thirteen years, and now 4200 posts. Judging from the level of activity, Brexit broke the blog. Now with the election of Trump, we’ll get to see a lot of other stuff broken. When I first started writing here, I was … Continue reading