Suddenly Europe is seeing a radical increase in political prisoners. Falciani is supposed to be extradited to Switzerland in exchange for the Catalan Marta Rovira. It will be interesting to see what Germany receives for Puidgemont. Thank goodness we have such a democratic justice system in Spain, Germany, and Switzerland, unlike in those totalitarian, populist nations like Poland and Hungary.
The UK LabourParty Conference is currently on in Liverpool. It brings together a great deal of progressive expertise and discussion, much of which we are trying to reature on BRAVE NEW EUROPE without going into […]
Lobbying by the governments of the U.K., France and Germany blocked efforts to introduce a European soil protection policy in 2007, citing costs and potential impacts on housing developments. Read here