Before the law, all people should be equal. Thanks to EU austerity and neo-liberalism, laws too have become a commodity, which one can buy, as in the case of Golden Visas. This allows rich foreigners to buy residency in an EU member state, giving them all the advantages of citizenship. In Portugal, the Social Democrats (who else!) with the right wings parties, are giving this a new spin by creating the Green Visa (500,000 Euros per person).
While sovereign governments (those that issue their own currency) can certainly afford a UBI, simply throwing money at a problem, instead of addressing its root cause presents serious concerns. Read here
George Monbiot presents some very interesting thoughts about treaties. When one speaks with Italians about their current conflict with the EU – actually Germany as hegemon – they explain that they present economic arguments why […]
It appears that the “liberals” in Britain are have taken a lesson from the alt-right with regard to their media policy to counter a rising wave of progressives in the UK. Read here