So Europe is back to its Franco-German rivalry and emerging out of that process is the unthinkable – Bundesbank President, Jens Weidmann – becoming a front-runner to take over the ECB role. He is a man with a past and his current ‘political’ statements, as he lobbies for the position he clearly covets, appear to contradict that past. A leopard never changes its spots. Beware.
George Monbiot: As the fracking protesters show, a people’s rebellion is the only way to fight climate breakdown
Our politicians, under the influence of big business, have failed us. As they take the planet to the brink, it’s time for disruptive, nonviolent disobedience Read here
Aamer Anwar – Catalonia: Full statement on behalf of Clara Ponsati after European Arrest Warrant withdrawn
The EU has idly stood by permitting this travesty of justice and democracy go on for almost year now. Read here
The Eurozone might be seeing a little sunshine creeping out from the very dark clouds. But it is far from recovered and the future is ominously black. On many key (cyclical) indicators it still is […]