EURDEMOCRACY

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At Copenhagen in December 2009, politicians failed to agree on joint action to save our planet. Politicians have also failed democracy. Has any one noticed? The only living planet in our solar system is in mortal danger — and the melting glaciers, rising tides, desertification, and the annihilation of non-human lifeforms should be ample evidence… » read more

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The initiator of modern European democracy, Robert Schuman warned about counterfeit democracy. Are the European voters now being sold a pig in a poke? The answer is undoubtedly: Yes. Schuman wrote that pure democracy involves the full consent of the people and the obligation of the legislator to inform the people and any organizations affected… » read more

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In October 1957 the Council of Ministers asked the High Authority to prepare a general Energy policy for Europe. Why? because Europe was becoming more and more dependent on Middle East oil and this was a highly unstable area. The High Authority was equivalent of today’s Commission in Europe’s founding and pioneering European Community for… » read more

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Ignorance of history brings repetition of errors, sorrows and subjugation. For lack of vision the people perish. Weary of war, worn out by forced labour under Hitler and Stalin, with populations exterminated by so-called ‘science’ gone mad and toxic ‘modern economics’, surviving Europeans after World War Two wanted a sane and just solution. They wanted… » read more

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EU reverses illegal blacklisting Vice-President of the European Parliament Alejo Vidal-Quadras declared that the EU’s removal of the terrorist label from the PMOI, (People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran) was ‘a ‘victory of rule of law, logic and the end of injustice.’ His statement on 26 January came after the EU’s Council of Ministers had quietly… » read more

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It would be unwise for politicians to presume that the EU will become any entity based on the Lisbon Treaty. The Irish are most likely to vote No again. Many politicians, diplomats and officials have been planning their careers while waiting for the ratification with its promised bonanza of new top jobs. Simple, back-of-the-envelope calculations… » read more

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Posted on Mrs Wallstrom’s blog about the Irish Parliament’s report on the second referendum December 2008 7 jan 2009 Dear Vice President Wallstrom, I am very happy to see your support for a proper understanding of European history and the integration process. Obviously the founding philosophy of Europe is essential material for politicians and for… » read more

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