Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 09:11

Confronted with the exacerbation of the crisis, the world’s most powerful countries who met in Cannes last week-end were utterly nonplussed by the Greek decision to propose a referendum that might

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 09:07

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - 09:33

The outcome of the European summit on rescuing the Euro cannot be called historic, according to Left Members of the European Parliament. On the contrary, it’s simply more of the same.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - 09:28

Once in a while there's good news from Europe -- yes, even from here in Germany.  And because Germany is so central in Europe and so strong, even minor good news from this country can be impor

Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 09:32

The EU is today going through the worst crisis since its foundation. This crisis is part of a global financial, economic, social, ecological and political crisis, which is hitting people very hard, starting with women and young people, for whom the future is looking darker.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 09:27

Membership of the European Union brings benefits to all member states. That is indisputable.  In large part this can be attributed to the removal of import tariffs between an increasing number of countries. The harmonisation of environmental, safety and other requirements for products has also contributed, facilitating international trade. The crisis has, however, made painfully visible the less beneficial side of European integration.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 09:24

The European Union’s new model of economic governance, including the Euro Pact, is a model of prolonged austerity, according to a new publication from Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO).  The

Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 09:23

A new publication from Corporate Europe Observatory,  Lobbying Warfare - the arms industry's role in building a military

Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 09:21

1. Introduction
When Gandhi was asked what he thought of Western civilisation, he famously replied that: “…it would be a very good idea”.  If asked what we think of the European Union today, we could do worse than remarking: “What a splendid idea! If only we could pull it off!”

Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 09:19