This has been so obvious for years: the EU as money laundering and tax haven. These practices have however brought a lot of money into economies crippled through austerity and the resulting lack of investment. On the other hand, it has not served the interests of EU citizens, but banks, transnational corporations and a handful of criminals.
In today’s Germany, Wolfgang Streeck argues, politicians laud “Europe” — while quietly using EU structures to advance German national interests. Read here
It appears that Labour has finally freed itself of the Blairites, is ignoring corporate media (and the Guardian), as well as the centrist liberals. It is a first step, but they will all be back, […]