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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

How should we elect the Commission? And what about the staff — the European civil servants? The first question to ask is: What is the Commission for? Then it can be decided who is to be recruited and how. Is the destiny of the Commission to be the poodle of the Council? If the Commissioners… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

As the only institution allowed to propose European legislation, the European Commission represents the general interest of the whole Community. As an independent, impartial, honest broker, it represents all the people, all the organisations of civil society involved and all the governments forming part of the European Community. That’s what the founding fathers wrote as… » read more

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A Council protocol will aim to completely reverse the basic rule of European democracy defended passionately and with courage over decades by such European democrats as Robert Schuman, Paul-Henri Spaak and Joseph Luns. Many Commissioners in the past also fought an unequal battle to maintain democratic values against the return to raw, bare-knuckle, power politics.… » 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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The greed and covetousness of the political party machines will put all Europeans citizens at risk. The new political elites want to undermine the Community system of supranational democracy. By attempting a selfish power-grab, this narrow-minded minority of Europeans is threatening the European economy — and much besides. More than ever, Europeans need a real… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price