Europe

Italy: Artificial Financial Crisis: All About...

6734524423423Yet again, we have a financial crisis in Europe. After the bailouts in Greece and Portugal we are told that Italy, once described as “too big to fail”, is once again on the verge of bankruptcy and the rest of the EU will be forced to ride in to rescue it. Apparently the financial…

Theresa May has Clearly Overstayed her Welcom...

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It seems that Theresa May took office only yesterday, but the general public is showing signs of ever growing frustration with this political figure. According to the official record, the sitting British Prime Minister assumed office on July 13, 2016, becoming second woman in the UK history after Margaret Thatcher to be…

Europe Faces Crossroads as Atlantic System Cr...

3368464353The world events of the past days are significant far beyond the apparent divide within the G7 industrial nations. If we imagine the planet as a giant electric force field, the lines of flux are in dramatic reordering as the post-1945 global dollar-based system comes to its disordered…

Putin Visits Austria: Maybe Everyone Has a Wa...

5121Everything Vladimir Putin does is perceived with great suspicion by the West. So it is surprising that more has not been made of his recent visit to Austria, as it is more significant than the lack of press coverage makes it appear; it may be the first step of things to come…

Even Lithuania Thinks the UK has Gone Too Far...

UKSr2342342The public pro- secutors office in Klaipeda has re- cently finished an investigation of numerous instances of human trafficking and filled all related documents to the Lithuanian court, notes BaltNews Among the accused one can come across a married…

EU-US Relations: a Bad Case of Love No More?

TS4534234234Lately, the ties between the partners on two different shores of the Atlantic, namely the US and the EU have been getting increasingly tense due to the overall unpredictability of the sitting American president. It’s recently been noted by Klaus Brinkbäumer in his opinion piece for…

Capitalism and Democracy: Where Is The Left?

RES45345234234The elections in Italy have pulled the veil back from the face of capitalist democracy and shown it to be a sham, a con game run by capital, with the stronger capitalists ever plotting the demise of the smaller ones and all of them plotting to stab the working majority in the back…

The Irish Referendum: Why Did Anyone Even Not...

у4443When countries change their constitutions the process does not usually attract much interest outside the country concerned. If it does, it is usually because the process fits an existing agenda which is being pursued about that country – a “third world dictator” wants to amend term…

Austria’s New Coalition Betrays on CETA Trade...

763US President Trump told the world his government rejects negotiations on the highly controversial TTIP (Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership). Citizen groups and EU opponents of the Obama comprehensive trade agreement breathed a sigh of relief. Too little attention has…

On Board British Airways: Enjoy Propaganda an...

BA5345234234First of all, the British Airways is not in the league of airlines such as Singapore Airlines or Cathay Pacific. Many of its intercontinental planes are old and unkempt; monitors are only bit bigger than a pack of cigarettes, and the selection of films thoroughly pathetic for…

France Believes it’s Entitiled to its G...

FR352423123Whether or not one likes former Rothschild banker Emanuel Macron’s neo-liberal domestic policies — which most French find abhorrent — you have to give France’s youngest president credit for emulating Vladimir Putin’s way of all but forcing recalcitrant players to negotiate…

Will EU Block China Economic Silk Road?

In the clearest sign to date, EU Ambassadors to Beijing have just released a document critical of China’s vast Belt, Road Initiative or New Economic Silk Road infrastructure project. All EU ambassadors excepting Hungary signed off on the paper in a declaration…


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