For Europe, Against the EU

For Europe, Against the EU

5 October 2009

‘Both sides indulged in scaremongering’

Jason Walsh reports from Dublin where it seems neither the Yes camp nor the No camp voted with much enthusiasm.

5 October 2009

A hollow victory for the Yes campaigners

Bruno Waterfield reports from Brussels on how the EU’s determination to ‘win’ the Irish vote has damaged its standing.

17 August 2009

EU vote: the opposition will not be televised

Ireland’s scrapping of the equal airtime requirement ahead of the second Lisbon Treaty referendum diminishes debate.

9 July 2009

Vote ‘Yes’ or the economy gets it

Officials are using financial threats to get the right result in the second Irish referendum on the Lisbon Treaty.

10 June 2009

How EU bureaucrats are destroying public life

A majority of Europeans refused to take part in the EU elections not because they don’t understand the EU, but because they do.

Will the Pirates stir up the debate on freedom?

The support for Sweden’s Pirate Party was partly a protest vote against the mainstream, and partly a cry for liberty.

4 June 2009

Taking the politics of fear to a new low

Unable to inspire voters, the isolated, illiberal oligarchs of the EU are using the threat of fantasy fascism to try to force us to be pro-EU.

21 April 2009

‘Why we’re standing in the EU elections’

The British head of Libertas tells spiked about their campaign to fix Europe’s ‘democratic deficit’.

11 March 2009

‘The leaders of the EU are so uninspiring’

Declan Ganley, hated by the Irish elite for opposing the Lisbon Treaty, makes some good points about democracy.

8 December 2008

Are EU deaf or what?

The author of a new EU Phrasebook, launched in Brussels today, analyses European leaders’ utter inability to understand the word ‘No’.