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Spectacular Failure To Deal With Migrant Crisis Sparks Anger in Small Saxony Town

Spectacular Failure To Deal With Migrant Crisis Sparks Anger in Small Saxony Town

The European Union has, in the view of some observers, spectacularly failed to act decisively and in unison over the Merkel-incited “great mass walk-in” across Europe that has thrown member states into turmoil since last summer. In France, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Denmark among others, nationalist politicians and supporters have warned repeatedly that […]

Tony Abbott – The ‘Catastrophic Error and ‘Misguided Altruism’ of Open Door Migration

Tony Abbott – The ‘Catastrophic Error and ‘Misguided Altruism’ of Open Door Migration

Urging European leaders to close their borders to further uncontrolled migration, Tony Abbott has warned that “misguided altruism” is “leading much of Europe into catastrophic error”. The ex-Australian prime minister added “No country or continent can open its borders to all comers without fundamentally weakening itself,” and he cautioned, “too much mercy for some necessarily […]

Horse Lasagne Canters Through EU Food Chain

Horse Lasagne Canters Through EU Food Chain

What a canter it’s turning out to be. Chevalgate has gripped the media, muckraker Upton Sinclair might make a comeback and horse-meat gourmets shake their heads as France promises to punish anyone selling horse as beef. To date, France, the UK, Romania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Cyprus and Ireland have been lined-up in a high-stake EU horse-meat-turned-beef derby […]

Doggedly Sharing Dodgy Secrets

Doggedly Sharing Dodgy Secrets

Shaggy doggy tales are legion so it comes as no surprise that a recent poll of pet owners across Europe purports to have uncovered fresh insights into Franco-German relationships as far as shared doggy secrets go. Yes a survey of 6000 EU pet owners suggests the French, at just 29% are the least likely to […]

Fears for Europe’s Democratic Future

Fears for Europe’s Democratic Future

  Its not done to make much mention of the point in the politically-correct corridors of Brussels, the EU HQ,  but several post-presidential voting analyses suggest a large Muslim vote was pivotal to the victory of France’s new Socialist president. As Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, and New York writer focusing on […]

EuroCrisis: ‘You Can’t Make Up How Bad It Is’

EuroCrisis: ‘You Can’t Make Up How Bad It Is’

France goes to the polls on Sunday with a good chance of victory for a Socialist President — first since the end of two-term François Mitterand’s reign in 1995 — and a result that will likely shake Franco-German control of the Eurozone crisis as never before. Here ZeroHedge’s Tyler Durden relays the gist of a […]

Merkozy Legacy: an EU on Edge of Implosion

Merkozy Legacy: an EU on Edge of Implosion

It will be decades before the deepening financial and social crisis affecting EU democracies is over and along the way the very EU itself may implode. The popular shorthand answer for all the angst caused to largely innocent voters and taxpayers has been “string up the bankers”  but the realities are hugely more complex than […]

EU’s Sovereign Debt Crisis – Just Cancel It?

EU’s Sovereign Debt Crisis – Just Cancel It?

Economists, politicians and protesters have at various times since the global economic meltdown hit,  questioned French membership of Euroland as well they should given what could lie in store with the European Stability Mechanism. As the republished analysis that follows shows the Manifeste des economistes atterrés drew a huge response in France for its denunciation of financial excess and its proposals […]

Five Reasons Why the EU is Cracking Up

Five Reasons Why the EU is Cracking Up

For historical, and more lately, powerful economic reasons, France and Germany have the greatest stake in ensuring the EU and the stricken Euro-zone survive. Social Utopians such as this guest writer, urge the elites to save the EU, but acknowledge national populists may be winning. Five reasons why Europe is cracking up by José Ignacio […]

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