EURDEMOCRACY

We live in unprecedented times of peace. For those in the Middle East that may seem a quite extraordinary statement to make. Europe has created a peace system that has produced the longest peace in all its history. Since the end of the Second World War western Europe has experience a period of 71 years… » read more

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Robert Schuman insisted that Winston Churchill’s first great postwar speech on Europe was not given in Zurich, Switzerland but in Metz, France on Bastille Day 1946. Schuman should know. He was at Churchill’s side as he delivered it to a huge cheering crowd in the capital city of Schuman’s native Lorraine.        … » read more

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Seventy years ago, on 14 July 1946, Robert Schuman hosted Winston Churchill in Metz to discuss the future of Europe. Later as Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Schuman initiated the Council of Europe, the European Community, the defensive basis of NATO and the European Payments Union, the core of European monetary stability, as four pillars… » read more

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Something smelly is being exposed in Brussels. It takes just a few days for the public to compare real democrats with the biased behaviour of Brussels. Why is Brussels acting far from impartially? Under the supranational system of democracy initiated by Robert Schuman, the very highest standards of impartiality are demanded to manage 28 democratic… » read more

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The sleepy midsummer town of Brussels was shocked at the political assassination of the gentlemanly Lord of the Money, Lord Jonathan Hill. He was European Commissioner responsible for Financial Markets. Silence reigned over this sordid affair. No one seemed permitted in the Commission’s news room to ask the most pertinent question: Was it a suicide… » read more

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UK’s LEAVE vote result of 24 June 2016 visibly shocked EU Presidents Tusk of the European Council and Jean-Claude Juncker of the European Commission. It should not have. UK has been fighting up-hill against a Gaullist wave since the 1950s. Currently the UK and all Europeans are facing a Politburo takeover of the institutions that… » read more

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End of Europe’s entire political civilization? It’s coming soon if Britain leaves the EU. So says Mr Tusk, the President of the European Council. That’s what he told the German newspaper Bild. What a pessimistic, black forecast! All the more astounding when Europe could be on the brink of its greatest Golden Age in its… » read more

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Whatever the outcome of the UK’s referendum on the EU, the UK will not leave the Brussels institutions. That is a good thing for world peace because it means that democracies will have a stronger means to fight dangerous Islamic nuclear proliferation. Let me explain. The EU’s founder, Robert Schuman, at the time of the… » read more

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On the eve of UK’s referendum, why are European leaders praising Machiavelli? Why are people across the Continent so increasingly fed up with the European Union leadership? Why has the credibility of Brussels plummeted to rock bottom? New anti-Brussels political parties are springing up across Europe like mushrooms in a dark place. Why can’t Brussels… » read more

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Lisbon Treaty’s European Citizen’s Initiative is a fake for legally required, real consultative democracy. Responding to the European Ombudsman’s request for reactions to the Lisbon Treaty’s Citizens’ Initiative, the Schuman Project sent the following contribution on 1 April 2014. The Ombudsman recently published her report. This Schuman Project contribution was sent to the Commission by… » read more

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