Opinion – First-world problems: British professionals revolt as austerity hits the middle class – Economist

According to the Economist, the British middle-classes are increasingly feeling the impact of creeping austerity. My advice to them would be to ‘get used to it’, or ‘get out’. The economic consequences of Brexit will be savage for an already heavily indebted UK. Another Conservative Government after the next election will be forced to heavily ramp up austerity. Meanwhile, a Far Left Labour government will also meddle massively but very differently. Either way, the British middle classes are probably in for a prolonged and increasing period of pain. Thoughts?

Opinion – US Sec of State Pompeo starts MidEast tour with call for new Iran sanctions – Jerusalem Post

It’s ‘eyes’ right’ with Pompeo about to hit the ground running in the Middle East. Trump is getting his ducks in a row for a major policy initiative, with had a good visit with Macron and a more challenging meeting with Merkel.Theresa  May seems to be dismissed and now attention is directed towards support in the Middle East. The second half of May could be bumpy.