Netherlands

British euroscepticism is European, too.

Good analysis by Gideon Rachman, Janan Ganesh and Quentin Peel over at the ft. Germans and Dutch do welcome British pressure to offset the French interests. Especially since Cameron changed tack late last winter with the budget renegotiations. And indeed with the electorate pressing for change this really is a huge opportunity for Britain to show …

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One-eyed Economists may not see so much depth

Imagine you work for Dijsselbloem at the Dutch treasury. Your pay has been frozen for four years,so over those years you lost some 8% purchasing power to inflation. But currently inflation is at 3% and rising; you’ll lose even more income this year. Your house lost 40,000 euro in value but your mortgage of course …

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