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).
The grassroots Committees for the Defence of the Republic stand for a participatory society. Luke Stobart reports from Catalonia’s continuing independence struggle Read here
Over one third of the companies in Malta are foreign owned. This is not only due to being able to buy EU cititzenship in Malta by investing, but because Malta is a major EU tax […]