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The EU is the richest union and the world’s biggest exporter. It has a combined GDP of some $18 Trillion. EU’s population is 510 million. The most powerful political office is that of president of the European Commission. Now, how many citizens elected this person into office in 2014? Hundreds of millions? No. A few… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

Why did Prime Minister Theresa May fly all the way to Italy to shoo the pigeons? Why did she speak briefly in what was a few days earlier an empty and dusty, abandoned room? It was indistinguishable from any other. It was allegedly inhabited only by pigeons. Did she come only to ask for a… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

On the eve of UK’s referendum, why are European leaders praising Machiavelli? Why are people across the Continent so increasingly fed up with the European Union leadership? Why has the credibility of Brussels plummeted to rock bottom? New anti-Brussels political parties are springing up across Europe like mushrooms in a dark place. Why can’t Brussels… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

The ‘wrong man’ became Commission President. The wrong person is likely to be selected in 2018. You can be sure it will not be a Briton! In 2014 UK Prime Minister was perfectly clear about Mr Jean-Claude Juncker as potential European Commission President. ‘He is the wrong man.’ The UK was forced by the Top… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price