That EU member state Romania is endemically corrupt is undisputed. But do not think that this is the only nation or institution where Microsoft – or its front organisation – is bribing European politicians. Romania simply (still) has a very effective anti-corruption authority, which is not true in most other EU nations.
In the first of three reports on tax evasion in Europe EU-OCS explores France’s record fine against Swiss banking giant UBS in what the court called a case of fraud of ‘exceptional magnitude.’ Read here
Thiemo Fetzer : Tory Austerity And Welfare Cuts Like Bedroom Tax Directly Caused Brexit, New Study Finds
Better late than never. Was Brexit then just a repudiation of UK austerity, or did voters understand the the political establishment in Britain were also part of broader EU policy? Read here
Guerra describes the roots of Catalan discontent with Spain’s national government, especially with the corruption and austerity policy of the Partido Popular of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. Published in Renegade Inc. Read here […]