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Karina's Column

An insider’s view on the City of London and beyond

A New Age for Old Age

Dimmed lights are reflected on the heated sea water in the indoor pool, while New Age music wafts across the cavernous room. Aged bodies advance in slow motion from jet to jet, allowing each one to massage a different part of their arthritic bodies, while chatting desultorily with each other and with Nikkos, the Greek God of a lifeguard.

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A Lament for Britain

Broken-hearted, I write this column a couple of weeks after Brexit. We seem to have decided to imprison 16 million bright, mostly young people into an old people’s home led by a myopic political class that is too intent on back-stabbing to notice the flames engulfing the nation.

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Predicting the Spanish December elections

In the midst of disillusionment with the usual parties and politicians in Europe and the US, with citizens in France heading off to the far right, voting for Marine Le Pen and her National Front; with those of Poland voting for the Law & Justice Party, which sees Hungary’s anti-democratic government as a role model; with those of Greece…well, dear reader, you get the picture.

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