Who runs Europe? The people? Not on your life. As a raft of renowned experts write, the new members of the European Central Bank, in the meantime a powerful institution, will be selected in secret by a handful of politicians.
Wait, what? Even with the global economy at a near-standstill, the best analysis suggests that the world is still on track to release 95 percent of the carbon dioxide emitted in a typical year, continuing […]
The EU Commission’s proposal on qualified majority voting on tax is a trick, to achieve the opposite end (and to protect the tax havens, like Juncker’s Luxembourg). The EU poltical class seems very busy subverting […]
There are some truly shocking numbers in Piketty’s blog: But in Warsaw or in Prague, events are interpreted quite differently. They point out that the rate of return on the private investment from the West […]