Monthly Archives: April 2016

Temporary Absence

Over the next three months, due to certain work commitments in far-away places, keeping up to date with current events will be difficult and my spare time will be very limited. Therefore trying to compose something sensible, relevant, up to … Continue reading

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Precipice Ahead! – do we turn Left or Right?

As you know, I have been congratulating the Dutch for their brave and courageous stance towards EU autocracy and against the cowardly subservience of the EU in carrying out the foreign policy wishes of the USA. Read “Dutch Courage!” for … Continue reading

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Why Yanis V is wrong about his democratic renaissance in Europe

Democracy is a word that has come to mean very different things to different people and, surprisingly, many people do not even properly understand what democracy really is! Some people understand democracy to mean a system that provides freedom of … Continue reading

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Dutch Courage!

When it comes to facing off against the autocratic bureaucrats in Brussels, who would have dreamed that it would be the Dutch leading the charge. Of course, the Dutch citizens have not been directly challenging the EU regarding various aspects … Continue reading

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Yanis Varoufakis: in the footsteps of Spinelli

During my research into the origins and history of the European Economic Monetary Union (EMU), I was struck by the similarity of two great, “true” Europeans, one past and one present. There can be no doubt that, whether you agree … Continue reading

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Instant democracy from the supermarket?

I have been monitoring the development of the new democracy movement in Europe. And, more specifically, I have been closely following the debates between two of my favourite commentators, Thomas Fazi and Yanis Varoufakis. However, it seems that another form … Continue reading

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What exactly is the DiEM25 movement?……Yanis Varoufakis explains

Readers of my blog will know that I often feature articles on here written by Yanis Varoufakis. You will also have gathered that, although I sincerely hope that Yanis could be the catalyst to muster forces sufficiently large and powerful … Continue reading

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