Angela Merkel is still hailed as the “Environment Chancellor” in mainstream media. Merkel and the German political elite have little regard for the environment. While Germans meticulously sort the rubbish and buy organic food, their government support diesel cheating devices, the mining of lignite, and sabotages renewable energy. Their policy is the same for the EU.
A committee of the European Parliament has found that seven of the European Union’s own member states — including Ireland, the Netherlands and Luxembourg — behave like tax havens. Read here
James Moore in the Independent lamented that PFI is bleeding Britain’s National Health Service dry. Read here
The best way to help workers is to create conditions which increase their bargaining power – which give them the option of using Johnny Paycheck’s words: “take this job and shove it”. Read here