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In the UK Referendum debate, fourteen UK historians wrote a letter to the Telegraph newspaper of London about peace in Europe. They should be ashamed. They are plain wrong in their ‘facts’.   The Telegraph, London, 17 Jan 2016 SIR – The claim that the EU is the source of peace within Europe, repeated yet… » read more

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Would you like to have a piece of the largest, richest, most powerful company on this planet? Your chance may come soon. The Saudis are considering making shares available in Aramco. Be warned! Get the facts first! For half a century the planet’s most powerful company has been dedicated to converting the world to worship… » read more

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Best wishes for peace in the New Year of 2016! May the Mediterranean Sea become a lake of peace, as Robert Schuman planned and worked for! Today, the Mediterranean is becoming a Lake of Fire! Syria is engulfed in a war funded and encouraged by Islamists from Turkey to the rapacious Oil States. Libya is… » read more

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Compared with the hopes that blossomed in 1950 for a united Europe and the end of Soviet domination, today’s leaders seem to have lost the plot. The Schuman Declaration not only provided a way to resolve the danger of another war with Germany. It set out as path that would unite the Continent with a… » read more

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The euro is pulverising European democracy. It is destroying democracy not only in Greece but in all other members of the euro zone. It is also destroying people’s hopes for a real democracy at the European level. It has caused a huge rift from north to south and between the crisis-ridden Euro Zone and EU… » read more

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In world monetary history, some currencies have lasted more than a thousand years. That won’t happen with the present euro. Its self-destruction is as certain as anything in politics. What is now urgent is to reform the currency on a solid basis. It will be a world-beater. A sound currency must retain a long-term store… » read more

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This month British, American and many Commonwealth countries celebrate the Magna Carta of 15 June 1215. The document signed at Runnymede by King John at the insistence of English and Welsh barons reaffirmed ancient British rights, some of them dating back more than a thousand years before King John. That is well before the fifth… » read more

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In 1947 in one of its first acts, Robert Schuman’s French Government made valiant efforts bring peace between Arabs and Israeli Jews in Palestine. When the Ben-Gurion government proclaimed the State of Israel, France voted in the UN to recognize it. When a nearly unarmed Israel was attacked by foreign Arab national armies, France gave… » read more

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On 7 January 2015, France, Europe and the West were faced with people who killed rather than let journalists expose an unpopular truth. Shouting ‘Allah is great‘, three gunmen with automatic weapons launched an attack on the satirical publication, Charlie Hebdo, killing a dozen journalists and others and wounding many more. Failing to reach a… » read more

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Commissioners are obliged by Treaty law to swear or affirm on their honour that they are absolutely impartial and independent. They must pledge not to take any instructions or seek instructions from governments, political parties or any interest groups or any ‘entities’, that is, anybody else. Is that clear? Believers in divine justice in our… » read more

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