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Grave defects in THREE current treaties and agreements will affect your money and Democratic structures across Europe — for the worse. The European Council is trying to force through unethical and undemocratic treaty proposals. It aims to create the European Finance and Stability Facility/Mechanism (EFSF), the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), and the Fiscal Compact (TSCG).… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

The awarding today of the Nobel Prize for Peace to the EU is a great recognition of the most prominent peace-making system the world has seen. Europe has experienced the longest period of peace in its more than 2000 years of history. It is also ironic. The Nobel Prize Committee recognized the six decades of… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

What is happening to YOUR money and that of your children and grandchildren? Grave defects in proposals to create the European Finance and Stability Facility/Mechanism (EFSF), the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), and the Fiscal Compact (TSCG) will radically change your life and all Europeans. Will politicians succeed in destroying sound money by their shenanigans behind… » 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

Did Europe’s politicians forget? Today 11 September 2012 is the sixtieth anniversary of the first assembly of the European Parliament. Guess who was the first president? None other than Paul-Henri Spaak. Yes, the same one after whom the Paul-Henri Spaak building of the European Parliament is named. It is difficult for the MEPs to forget… » read more

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Today Queen Elizabeth sealed the Irish peace process with a handshake and a private talk with Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. He was the former chief of the IRA, responsible for mayhem and the murder of Earl Mountbatten, the Queen’s cousin. This peace was acknowledged by the Irish Nobel Peace Prize winners as… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

Renew the Olympic spirit of peace in sport! Athletes from around the world and the general public watching the Olympic opening events can all help. It started to go wrong forty years ago. In a terrorist attack at the Olympics in Munich in 1972, eleven Israeli athletes were murdered. A German policeman also lost his… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

The present euro system is on its last legs. A new European Currency will have to be built. How should Europeans create a Supranational Economic and Currency System? It should be fairly obvious that countries and nations that have fought each other for more than two thousand years need a system tailor-made for them. It… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

Trillions of euros have been lost to the European economy because companies are badly structured. They take their constitution from ideas current decades if not centuries ago. They are encumbered with antiquated tax structures, which develop like some mutating monster by adding more and more complex annexes and qualifications to an already complex Tax Code.… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

On 9 May the leaders of the European Parliament met with the Commission and Council representatives. First they spoke of European solidarity and European values. They praised Robert Schuman for introducing a great democratic experiment that has brought the longest period of peace in Europe’s several thousand year history. That is true. Then they spoiled… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price