Our endorsement for the EU referendum in Britain
On Thursday, Britons will go to the polls to make the most important decision in a generation: whether to remain in the European Union or to leave the 28-member club. Much has been said by both camps during the last few months, but we strongly believe that the facts –both on the economic argument and the security argument– are clearly on one side: the Remain camp.
On the economic front, it is clear that the overwhelming majority of organ...
Euro citizens should vote to defend what has made Europe prosperous
Our endorsement for the German
Germans will decide on Sunday if they want to keep Angela Merkel as their chancellor after eight years in power. According to polls, an overwhelming majority of voters – around 60% – prefer Merkel as chancellor rather than her Social Democratic challenger Peer Steinbrück. It is not difficult to see why. Unlike most of its Euro-zone neighbours, the German economy is doing pretty well. Unemployment is at a two-decade low, investor confidence...
Our endorsement for the Italian general election
Italians go to the polls on Sunday and Monday amidst a difficult economic scenario at home and in the Eurozone. While the reforms taken by current Prime Minister Mario Monti to sort out the country’s fiscal crisis have had a positive effect –although much remains to be done on that front–, he has failed to put together a broad coalition to win the election and has decided to pander to socially conservative segments of Italian society.