For Europe, Against the EU

For Europe, Against the EU

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.

24 November 2009

Now all of Europe is governed by a Kremlin

With the appointment of its new president, the EU abandoned even the sham of democratic legitimacy.

23 November 2009

The European Union: a tyranny of no-marks

The problem with ‘our’ new president and foreign minister is not that they are nobodies, but that they are unelected, unaccountable nobodies.

10 November 2009

It’s Europe, Dave, but not as we know it

Europe might be back to haunt Cameron’s Tories – but this time things look very different for the EU, Britain, the Tory Party and the rest of us.

5 October 2009

A defeat for the democratic instinct

The Second Irish Referendum: the Irish people have spoken, yes, but in the voice of someone put into a headlock by far more powerful forces.

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.