The leaders of the European Union guide democracy in name only. In practice, they constantly override it and violate fundamental democratic norms on a grand scale. The anti-democratic practices in the Council of the EU, also known as the Council of Ministers, are a real scandal. IE-member Harald Schumann is convinced: Anyone who follows the passage of legislation in the EU, and in particular the means by which monetary union is controlled, must come to this conclusion.
The deep unfairness of the transition from communism in Central and Eastern Europe fed the illiberal populist rebellion across the region today. Read here
The EU political elite appears to have lost contact with reality, to such an extent that it seems to have gone into self-destruct mode. This has nothing more to do with politics and everything to […]
The authoritarian social democratic government of Spain has once again found itself in a cosy relationship with the anti-democratic EU. But hey, this is what social democrats and the EU political class do for a […]