For Europe, Against the EU

For Europe, Against the EU

26 October 2011

EU referendum: democracy is not a ‘distraction’

We cannot suspend democratic debate about Europe’s future while watching the political elites bungle the economic crisis.

4 October 2011

Euro-crisis: dictatorship of the bean-counters

The bankrupting of democracy is too high a price to pay for the Euro-elites’ scheme to save their system through more austerity and integration.

19 September 2011

EU integration is the last thing we need

No matter how crisis-ridden and corrupt the EU becomes, the elites’ solution is always: ‘More EU!’

20 July 2011

Why the EU is so clueless about the Euro crisis

Insulated from the demos and unpractised in the art of political leadership, it is little wonder EU officials can do little to address Euro woes.

23 May 2011

The new buzzword in Brussels: ‘Crisis’

The EU is beset with problems, but it is so cut off from the electorate that it lacks the popular legitimacy to solve them.

16 May 2011

How EU officials simply forgot about Christmas

The European oligarchy’s failure to include Christmas in a diary for schoolkids sums up their separation from the demos.

24 January 2011

The EU-surping of democracy in Ireland

Brendan O’Neill reports from Dublin on what has really rocked Irish politics: the elbowing aside of the public by Brussels bureaucrats.

22 November 2010

The return of the Banana Republic of Ireland?

Not really. Ireland’s economic crisis appears more like the prime example of the travails of Western capitalism.

19 November 2010

The Republic of Ireland: colonised by commissioners

As part of the financial bailout, Ireland has been annexed by the Great Power that is the Brussels bureaucracy. Where are the protests?

The Greek crisis and the blame game

Greece’s woes have revealed a Euro-elite more interested in blame-shifting than tackling the economic crisis.