EURDEMOCRACY

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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

Posted by David Heilbron Price

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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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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In all European history, the European Commission amounts to the greatest innovation of political governance systems of Europe. It is not found in centralised systems. It is not found in confederal systems. It is not found in federal systems. The European Commission — which was first called the High Authority — is an Honest Broker.… » read more

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Speaking at his party’s congress in Helsinki in November 2018, European Commission President said: “People said a year before WW1 that it could not happen.” That is not true. Mr Juncker continued: “We should not be afraid of talking about war because we are a project of peace.” What are the facts? The German invasion… » read more

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President Trump told UK Prime Minister Theresa May that the UK should sue the European Union rather than exit it. Mrs May said this was a too “brutal” solution. Why? It would disrupt Westminister as well as Brussels. Sue the European Union for what? One obvious case would be to attack in law the Spitzenkandidat… » 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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Mafias and criminal gangs often demand of their young, would-be adherents commit an act of theft, violence or even murder. Mafias represent the opposite to civilized society because they rule by violence and by a central violent leadership. So what should we expect from the European Union whose foreign policy is supposed to encourage human… » read more

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The former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has called for a ‘Grand Bargain’ to set Europe on the right track. Part of his idea, said Mr Blair speaking in Berlin at the Council for the Future of Europe on 29 October 2012, is the election of the President of the European Commission. ‘My feeling is… » read more

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Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi, on the first visit of a democratically elected Egyptian President to the EU, declared that he was fully supporting the implementation of Fundamental Freedoms and Human Rights in Egypt. This is certainly good news for non-Muslim minorities. The Copts (descendants of the Egyptians before the Arab invasions) who make up some… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price