The surprising number of coronavirus deaths in Scottish care homes conceals a greater scandal about the hollowing out of the the UK National Health Service. The 1996 privatisation of care homes was described by Allyson Pollock and Colin Leys in NHS PLC as “one of the most under-reported sell-offs of the Thatcher and Major years”, writes Ben Wray in Source Direct.
IWe are curious how the EU reacts to this, as it violates one of the EU’s Four Freedoms: The free movement of capital. Read here
Until this year, the EU’s top polluters were mostly coal-fired power plants. But shipping is among the few industries not covered by the Paris climate agreement. Read here The MSC Gulsun launched this year as […]
Germany has adopted the strategy that it can permanently game its Eurozone partners through its mercantilist approach. Read here