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‘The time has come to start re-aligning EU financing with the principles of autonomy, transparency and fairness and equipping the EU to reach its agreed policy objectives.‘ These are the words of European Commission’s ‘A Budget for 2020‘ — its proposals for a multi-annual financial framework (MFF) 2013-2020. The proposal was presented by Commission President… » read more

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Should EU’s politicians, in the middle of a great financial crisis, still be trying their old dirty tricks? At the centre of the euro is the European Central Bank. The chief executive, the president or governor, is its guardian. The treaties say that he represents the bank in his or her person. All citizens using… » read more

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The Council of Ministers just slid a stealthy hand into your pocket — and stole a euro. Think about it. Act 1: a score of people die in Germany from E Coli bacteria poisoning. Many more are hospitalized. Curtain for intermission. Act 2, the Council of Ministers quickly doles out 210 million euros of taxpayers’… » read more

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What is the most Fundamental Right for citizens in any society? You won’t find it in the Lisbon Treaty’s Charter of Fundamental Rights. It just isn’t there. It is far more fundamental than any ‘Fundamental’ human right in Lisbon’s Charter of Fundamental Rights. It’s easy to explain its absence. The Charter of the Lisbon Treaty… » read more

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