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Half a billion people are denied democracy. How can they fix it? In December 2020, Brexit reached its multi-thousand page paroxysm. The documents, covering not just trade but identity, travel and nuclear war, have never been seen by Britons or by Continental Europeans. They will dominate our future for years ahead. Nearly every aspect of… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

Has Europe lost the Plot on Defence? Are Europe’s leaders blind to the Big Picture too? They seem confused about who Europe’s defence should be aimed against. The plot has been lost for more than half a century! That does not mean the plotting against Europe has stopped. Europe has been under constant deadly attack… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

Spinelli, Rossi and the Ventotene Manifesto. In 1941, Altiero Spinelli, Eugenio Colorni and Ernesto Rossi, while imprisoned at Ventotene by Mussolini, wrote what later became known as the Ventotene Manifesto. After the War, some claimed it was the document that made Spinelli the Father of the EU Federation. Was Spinelli really a father of a… » read more

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Counterfeiters and fraudsters. That’s what Robert Schuman called tricky European politicians who abused their powers. “Nothing is easier that for political counterfeiters to exploit the illusion of good principles. Nothing is more disastrous than good principles badly applied.” Today we have a product that fits in that category of fraud: The EU’s White Paper on… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price