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Did you read about the passionate debate about the 2012 Budget? Did you hear about the how Parliament minutely and forensically interrogated the Commission about taxpayer’s money? Did you see how the Commissioner cowered as MEPs tore into the illogicality of its proposals? Did you cheer on seeing the riveting television when Parliamentarians shredded the… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

‘We are facing the the greatest challenge that I believe our Union has ever faced in its history.‘ That was what the President of the European Commission told the European Parliament in what he called the State of the Union message. Is it true? I don’t think so, unless Mr Barroso is hiding some utterly… » 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

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A euro based on supranational democracy would not fail to gain the highest credit ratings in all rating agencies worldwide. That is evident because it would have already been examined and rated that way by European civil organisations, businesses, workers and consumers, via their controlling chamber. Yet EU politicians want to do it their way:… » read more

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Many of the EU States are now in deep debt and looking for a bail-out. Too often this is due simply to government overspending for ideological or “political” reasons. Too often these debt problems are accompanied by fraudulent national statistics or fiddling the books. Some of the secrets have not yet seen the light of… » 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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What is the scientific topic that is of most vital interest to the entirety of European research? What is the European scientific discovery that countries around the world look for with green envy and wish they had it? It is a scientific achievement that has the world gazing in open-mouthed wonder. Clue: it is the… » read more

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OPEN LETTER to President Barroso, Mr Herman van Rumpuy, Member State governments, Presidents of the European Parliament and the Consultative Committees: the Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of Regions. From: David Price, Editor Schuman Project Dear President Barroso and Presidents of European institutions, Today 18 April 2011 marks the sixtieth Anniversary of the… » read more

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The following letter was sent to Mr Barroso and the European Commissioners about the continuing refusal to publish the Great Charter of Interdependence made by the Founding Fathers of the European Community on 18 April 1951. 60 years ago on 18 APRIL 2011 Why is the Commission not preparing to celebrate the founding of European… » read more

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Three lessons should be clear to Europe’s policy-makers from the WikiLeaks affair. War is coming in the Mid-East and it is mainly about religio-political ideologies among Islamic states. Sectarians of both the Shi’ite and Sunni persuasion, both arming with nuclear bombs, are also involved in extensive terrorist activities to destroy the West. Policy-leaders must decide… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price