Who has the European Central Bank’s listening ear?

Private financial corporations occupy most of the seats on the advisory groups that provide advice and expertise to the European Central Bank (ECB). A report titled, ‘Open doors for forces of finance’, by CorporateEurope Observatory…

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Tory boy ‘locker room talk’

Taken from The Evening Standard in London

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Thank Goodness Vince Cable has acknowledged the violence in Catalonia

There was something quite disconcerting about Vince Cable being on a pro-Brexit march today while the European Union was being castigated for not expressing an opinion about the police brutality in Spain. Numerous videos on Twitter…

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You will need sunglasses to watch the documentary on Boris Johnson

A documentary called ‘Blond Ambition’ about Boris Johnson’s time so far as Foreign Secretary is being screened tonight on Channel 4. Boris has an ability to make people either loathe or love him and, no…

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The Eurozone is ‘bouncing back’? Tell that to the people of Spain and Greece

EU citizens living under squeezed financial circumstances could be forgiven for wondering whether Commission President Juncker was having a joke at their expense when he spoke recently about how Europe’s economy is finally bouncing back.…

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