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“Damage Control” That is the first priority in the EU’s guidelines. The terms for the negotiations on Brexit were announced in Malta on 30 March by European Council President Donald Tusk. Everyone is damaged. That at the face of it, seems an extraordinary negative reaction to what apparently the British people have decided. Where’s the… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

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

Posted by David Heilbron Price

The European leaders are learning the lesson known to all monetary authorities throughout the ages. The main foundation of all money is trust. Once trust evaporates the currency collapses. It is like chasing after a wild animal let loose out of a field. Is the European currency doomed to failure? No. The supranational European Community… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

The European Council, called on 11 February to deal with the Greek financial crisis that is undermining the euro, issued a statement. “All euro members must conduct sound national policies in line with the agreed rules,” it said. Fine. The original idea of a European Community in 1950 was to avoid ‘beggar my neighbour’ policies… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price