For Europe, Against the EU
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For Europe, Against the EU

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.

5 March 2012

A ‘human-rights sceptic’ and proud of it

Anyone who values liberty should be a card-carrying ‘sceptic’ of the European Court of Human Rights.

5 March 2012

Making the fiskalpakt Ireland-proof

The EU is doing everything it can to ensure that the Irish referendum is stitched up before a vote is cast.

9 February 2012

‘You can be a European and be against the EU’

A young camera crew took to the streets and found opposition to the EU is not just for ‘little Englanders’.

23 January 2012

Message to EU meddlers: Hands off Hungary!

Brussels’ culture war against the ‘white savages’ of Hungary is destroying democracy and helping to boost reactionary right-wingers.

9 November 2011

Berlusconi: don’t turn a scoundrel into a scapegoat

Whatever else he might have done, Italy’s prime minister is hardly to blame for Europe’s crisis of capitalism and political leadership.

3 November 2011

Beware of Greeks bearing votes!

The Euro-elites’ horror at the proposal to hold a Greek referendum on the bailout shows that Europe is at risk of democratic bankruptcy.

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!’