Tag: Brexit

The Race to Slash ‘Red Tape’ in Post-Brexit Britain Has Begun. How Can It Be Resisted?

Yves here. Even though this piece describes how Brexit is a useful tool for advancing neoliberal aims, the techniques need to become more widely known here as well. For instance, “impact assessments” are a particularly nasty bit of business. It also goes without saying that the Brexit deregulation push isn’t going to endear the UK […]

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Next-Gen MINI Models Delayed Until Further Notice On Brexit, Cost-Cutting Measures

The United Kingdom has officially left the European Union on January 31, after 47 years of membership. It goes without saying that this decision will affect many branches of the economy, including the automotive industry. One automaker concerned about the future trade tariffs is BMW’s MINI, which has delayed the introduction of its next-generation models, according […]

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Brexit: Warmed Over Chicken

On the one hand, we Americans are hardly ones to talk about empty posturing, usually accompanied with moral indignation and finger-wagging. On the other hand, it isn’t just that the Government’s approach to Brexit has been heavy on theatrics and thin on substance. It’s also that we seem to be back to Groundhog Day mode, […]

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Britain leaves the European Union, leaps into the unknown

Britain has left the European Union after 47 years of membership, taking a leap into the unknown in a historic blow to the bloc. Brexit became official Friday at 11 p.m. — midnight in Brussels, where the EU is headquartered. Thousands of enthusiastic Brexit supporters gathered outside the U.K. Parliament in London cheered as the […]

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Brexit Complications Reportedly Delay Next Mini

<img data-attachment-id="1707272" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/brexit-complications-reportedly-delay-next-mini/p90376705_highres_mini-john-cooper-wor/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/P90376705_highRes_mini-john-cooper-wor-e1580502911164.jpg" data-orig-size="6078,4052" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"11","credit":"www.guenterschmied.com","camera":"ILCE-7RM4","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1570879661","copyright":"","focal_length":"62","iso":"200","shutter_speed":"1.3","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2020 mini cooper lineup JCW, SE, S" data-image-description=" BMW Group ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/P90376705_highRes_mini-john-cooper-wor-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/P90376705_highRes_mini-john-cooper-wor-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1707272″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/P90376705_highRes_mini-john-cooper-wor-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″> BMW Group has delayed the development of a next-generation Mini Cooper, citing a need to reduce cost and comfortably navigate Britain’s trade relations with the European Union after Brexit. […]

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Another Great Depression or Tax Justice and Transparency? The Tax Justice Network January 2020 Podcast

Yver here. Lots of meaty topics this time at the TaxCast….like whether Brexit will usher in a buccaneer tax/finance regime, is depression just around the corner, and the looting of Angola. By Naomi Fowler. Originally published at Tax Justice Network The Taxcast kicks off the new decade with: the French strikes – tax justice and […]

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Back to Normal: U.S. Auto Tariff Threats Return for EU

<img data-attachment-id="1705998" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/back-to-normal-u-s-auto-tariff-threats-return-for-eu/shutterstock_636139745/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="trump" data-image-description=" Joseph Sohm/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1705998″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> On Wednesday, President Donald Trump threatened to impose fresh tariffs on European automotive imports if the region can’t […]

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Brexit: Digging In

Had Donald Trump managed the difficult task of having a bad effect on the already not well reputed Boris Johnson? The Tories’ posture toward Brexit says that could be the case. Specifically, inebriated by the close-at-hand formal Brexit date of January 31, Johnson and more recently his Chancellor Sajid Javid have taken to making aggressive […]

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