EURDEMOCRACY

‘Unacceptable‘ That’s what David Sassoli, president of the European Parliament called the draft €1 Trillion budget for 2021-27, prepared by the Commission and the Council. He was speaking at a press conference at the European Council of 20 February, Why was it ‘unacceptable‘? Was he defending the taxpayer at this extravagance? No. He wants more… » read more

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August 1942 “The Jews are being systematically destroyed. There are no more Jews in the Ukraine. Men, women and children have been separated and taken. Men and women have been transported to concentration camps. Often they are sent with hardly any water and without food. They are left to die of starvation and cold. They… » read more

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What is behind President Donald Trump’s creation of a Space Force? Should Europe have a Space Force to defend its interests in space, its communications and its claim to the moon? Russia, China and now the USA are already involved in the militarisation of space. Russia has its AeroSpace Forces, created in 2015. China formed… » read more

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Review of Vernon Bogdanor: Beyond Brexit   Vernon Bogdanor excels in his analysis of the UK Constitution. He draws incisive conclusions about the major changes of the Constitution that have arisen from more than four decades of membership to the European Communities. He traces the change of model from UK’s unwritten constitution where Parliament ruled… » read more

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The Old Guard departs. European Council President Donald Tusk leaves and is replaced by former Belgian PM Charles Michel. Jean-Claude Juncker leaves the European Commission and is replaced by former German Minister Ursula von der Leyen. December 2019 brings new faces to the European Commission, Council, Parliament and Central Bank.   Old problems remain. Europe… » read more

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This century long, European Commission chiefs have been trying to stop Europeans asking the most vital, existential question! Brexit, says EU Commission President Juncker, is Europe’s biggest issue! But he won’t come to Britain. The Commission tactic: No debates on EU’s fundamental faults with Britain! In the last two decades amidst the greatest political crises… » read more

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    Where is the Democracy, Ursula? Is it behind you? The truth is: Democracy is Dictated behind closed doors. No public debate. Secretive Politburo-like manoeuvres in the European Council. Reducing the most important European institution of democracy to a Secretariat. What lay hidden when Frau Ursula von der Leyen introduced her team of 26… » read more

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Not serious! The European Commission have announced extra measures and emergency subsidies in the case of a No Deal Brexit scheduled for 31 October 2019. But neither the EU, the Irish or the British government are taking seriously the date of 31 October as the definitive date of Leave. What do they know that they… » read more

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Three eminent, self-confessed Remainers have published a legal plan to avoid Prime Minister Johnson’s cliff-edge of No Deal on 31 October. Law Professors Joseph Weiler, NYU and lately of Florence EUI, Daniel Sarmiento of Complutense University of Madrid and Sir Jonathan Faull, formerly head of the European Commission Legal Service, published their plan called ‘An… » read more

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Now on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tcJKfuMYCk Why in 1975 were Britons enthusiastic to join the European Community and its Common Market and are now intent on leaving the “European Union“? In the1975 Referendum, two out of three voters confirmed British membership of the European Community. With good reason. Peace and prosperity. That was the aim of French… » read more

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