Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 10:27

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 - 10:24

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 - 10:23

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

Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 10:21

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 - 10:19

Monday, October 10, 2011 - 09:13


by the European Conference against Austerity & Privatisation

Monday, October 10, 2011 - 09:08


Fred Leplat, one of the conference’s  organisers, offers his thoughts on a significant event.

Monday, October 10, 2011 - 09:03

Yanis Varoufakis is a prestigious economist who heads the Department of Economic Policy at the University of Athens.  From 2004 to 2007 Varoufakis served as economic adviser to current Greek P

Monday, October 10, 2011 - 09:00

Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi sees conspiracies everywhere.

Friday, October 7, 2011 - 18:32