Europe

The Great European Fire Sale…

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… offers a visual overview of privatisation of public services and national assets enforced on crisis countries by the European Commission and European Central Bank – and what you can do about it.

EU trade plans will chill the ‘Arab Spring’

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The EU's launch of negotiations for Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreements (DCFTAs) with four Arab countries in transition – Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia - looks set to entrench an econ

Troubled Europeans

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Angela Merkel’s face usually displays a rather plain, friendly, almost benign expression, matching her simple, benign words.

Poisoned Spring: EU renews its drive to steal the people’s water

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In the United Kingdom, profiteering water companies are raising charges in excess of inflation at a time when they are already recording high rates of profit, claiming that their profits are down because so many customers can’t pay their bills. I am not the first to point out that raising the cost of water seems an odd way to deal with the fact that people can’t afford to pay for it at the existing price, reminiscent of the old debtors’ prisons where they’d lock you away for not paying your debts, thereby making it impossible for you to earn the money to pay them.

Efxaristo to the people of Cyprus

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Last week, following angry demonstrations of popular outrage, the Cypriot parliament has rejected the legalised mugging imposed upon the island’s government by the EU and its dominant power, German

Practice teaches us that things could be done differently

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Arnold Merkies was recently elected to the Dutch Parliament as a Member for the radical left, EU-critical Dutch Socialist Party, for which he is now parliamentary spokesman on economic and financia

How do they sleep?

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Apparently, British MPs are after a pay rise of over 30%, which would see them earning £86,250 a year.  A recent survey, which the people’s representatives filled in anonymously, reported that

Smoke still hasn’t cleared after tobacco lobbying scandal

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Spectre’s friends at Corporate Europe Observatory are asking people to “Act now and demand that European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso introduce stronger transparency and ethics rules ar

On the Greek Cauldron

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On December 7 the London branch of Greek left party SYRIZA hosted a public meeting on "Shock therapy and popular uprising: Greece at the Crossroads".

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