G8: the myth of ‘them and us’

Sabine Beppler-Spahl visits the protest camps at the G8 summit and finds the grungy protesters have a lot in common with the suited and booted world leaders.

4 June 2007

Is THIS the most dangerous man in Europe?

Bernard Kouchner poses as a rule-breaking rebel determined to save the wretched of the Earth. In fact his 'humanitarianism' is a recipe for mayhem.

30 May 2007

An iron fist in a pink velvet glove

The EU authorities are using accusations of homophobia as another stick with which to beat ‘backward’ Poles and Russians.

Nul points for the West

An Eastern bloc of crappy music? The co-editor of German magazine Novo investigates the 'Cold War' over the Eurovision Song Contest.

16 May 2007

Serbia and Europe: who’s ruling who?

Many are shocked that Serbia has been made president of the Council of Europe, yet they turn a blind eye to the EU’s blackmail of elected Serb politicians.

How scary is Sarkozy?

The European left is fast turning the French president into the new bogeyman of Europe. Yet his power base and political programme are not as coherent as they claim.

The EU is also ‘firing bullets’ at Turkish democracy

The Turkish army is not alone in seeking to override the democratic process in Turkey in order to get the right result.

27 April 2007

Not a case of 'plus ça change...'

They might still use the rhetoric of Left v Right, but the presidential election confirms that those days are past in French politics, too.

24 April 2007

Yeltsin: the West’s hero-turned-scapegoat

From ‘warrior for democracy’ to drunken buffoon: the former Russian president’s reputation was made and broken by Western pundits.

14 February 2007

Exposed: the myth of the World Cup ‘sex slaves’

It was widely claimed that 40,000 women would be trafficked into Germany as prostitutes during the 2006 World Cup. New EU reports seen by spiked suggest that nothing of the sort happened.