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Why Leaving the EU Will Likely Make Britain Poorer

Stephen Peel | Posted 03.08.2016 | World
Stephen Peel

HONG KONG -- Britain's Achilles' heel is its small size. We don't have the large domestic market that technology companies need to support investments in R&D and capture the scale benefits of networks. It is why too many British-founded technology companies sell out early to U.S. companies or are re-domiciled to Boston or Palo Alto by U.S. venture capitalists.

Britain's 'Triple Dip' Recession Perilously Close As Economy Shrinks

Reuters | David Milliken and Olesya Dmitracova | Posted 01.25.2013 | Business

LONDON - Britain's economy shrank more than expected at the end of 2012 with a North Sea oil production slump, lower factory output and a hangover fr...

The Tea Party's Wildest Dreams Come True -- in Britain. The Result? Disaster

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

The government of David Cameron just took the Tea Party's deepest fantasies -- of massive budget cuts, introduced immediately -- and imposed them on Britain.