The EU political elite at its corrupt best. As we learnt from the United Kingdom parliamentary expenses scandal of 2009, many, when not most politicians, have no scruples about using funds provided for the political mandate as personal perk. The EU, a bazaar where particular interests can purchase laws, regulations, subventions, and whatever else they desire, has decided that the untaxed 40, 000 Euros they receive for expenses each year (that is more than the average EU income, not to mention the over round 100,000 Euro salaries), should not be subject to any serious oversight , transparency, or accountability.
Weak EU transparency rules allow tobacco industry lobbyists to dodge scrutiny Read here
Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Union’s top court against copyright rules adopted by the bloc in April to protect Europe’s creative industries, which Warsaw says may result in preventive censorship. Read here
Leading proponents of Modern Monetary Theory respond to Tribune’s recent article on the topic, arguing that socialists should not be afraid to “seize the means of production of money.” See also the article to the […]