For Europe, Against the EU

For Europe, Against the EU

16 August 2012

Let’s get real about
the Eurozone crisis

After five years of Euro chaos, our leaders are still carrying out firefighting exercises rather than coming up with long-term solutions.

26 June 2012

Angela Merkel is
no Adolf Hitler

ESSAY: Today’s radical anti-Merkel lobby echoes Margaret Thatcher, who also wanted to use Euro structures to neuter wicked Germany.

How both right and left have infantilised Greece

The Greek election wasn’t a clash of visions but a competition between alternative forms of responsibility avoidance.

8 June 2012

Sit back and enjoy the football

Ignore the hype and nonsense about Ukrainian fascists and Polish crazies – there’s a footie tournament on.

EU: neither the destroyer nor saviour of Europe

As the Euro crisis intensifies, it’s becoming clear that both Europhiles and Eurosceptics are driven by the same responsibility-shirking instinct.

28 May 2012

Beware the rise of
EU anti-populists

The EU elites’ fear of an imminent Fourth Reich reveals a great deal about their loathing of the European mob.

It’s time to get serious about opposing the EU

Anyone who really wants to tackle the anti-democratic EU must first distance himself from the new clique of infantile Brussels-bashers.

Posturing against austerity:
an infantile disorder

The left-wing groups making electoral gains in Europe are driven by a desire to avoid reality rather than a determination to create a new one.

Greece: a police state
made by the EU

The EU is usually the first to moralise about human rights and democracy, but not when it comes to Greece.

Why the EU is treating Greece as a moral punchbag

In a speech in Athens, Brendan O'Neill argued that it is the EU's crisis of moral authority that has made it so hysterically anti-Greek.