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18:00 pm

Hitler’s Cosmopolitan Bastard

October 21 @ 18:00 pm
Online United Kingdom

In the turbulent period following the First World War the young Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi founded the Pan-European Union, offering a vision of peaceful, democratic unity for Europe. The Count’s commitment to this cooperative ideal infuriated Adolf Hitler, who referred to him as a “cosmopolitan bastard” in Mein Kampf. Martyn Bond’s biography offers an opportunity to…

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19:15 pm

How fares meritocracy in Britain and Europe? Competence or Cronyism?

October 21 @ 19:15 pm - 21:00 pm
Online United Kingdom

Adrian Wooldridge, Political Editor and “Bagehot” columnist of The Economist. What binds us and divides us? Are there links to Brexit and our PM? Brexit Britain is looking increasingly like 1970s Britain: bigger state, higher inflation, less choice, more bureaucracy, shortages of staff and supplies, ignoring the needs of the less-privileged, rampant cronyism. His latest…

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Meritocracy in the UK and Europe

October 21 @ 19:15 pm - 21:00 pm
Online United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

How fares meritocracy in Britain and Europe? Competence or Cronyism? With Adrian Wooldridge, Political Editor and “Bagehot” columnist of The Economist. Followed by a Q&A session. This event is free but you must register in advance - see the event website for details and information on how to submit your question/s for the Q&A.

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