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Ari Paul alternet.org The troika–the IMF, the European Commission and the European Central Bank–is using its leverage to arrange Greece’s debt-ridden economy as it sees fit. With Greek workers bracing themselves for more announcements of privatization of public services and industries, … Continue reading
Melanie Warner BNET The European Parliament has ignited a contentious new battle in the festering controversy over the safety of the artificial sweetener aspartame (also known as NutraSweet). Euro lawmakers have proposed a warning label for diet soda and other … Continue reading
Nigel Farage Europarl European Parliament, Strasbourg, 3 July 2012. For Transcript
Source: BBC News The European Commission – the EU’s executive arm – has opened legal proceedings against Hungary over reforms to its central bank, data protection and judiciary. PM Viktor Orban was given a month to respond to the Commission’s … Continue reading
EuroParl European Parliament, Brussels, 9 May 2012, Speaker: Nigel Farage MEP, Leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), Co-President of the ‘Europe of Freedom and Democracy’ (EFD) Group in the European Parliament.
Nigel Farage Euro Parliament Nigel Farage MEP, Leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), Co-President of the ‘Europe of Freedom and Democracy’ (EFD) Group in the European Parliament, Strasbourg, 18 April 2012.
RT A 77-year-old Greek man has committed suicide in central Athens by the nation’s parliament, shooting himself with a handgun in apparent financial desperation. Eyewitness reports say that the man shouted “So I won’t leave debts for my children” before … Continue reading
Michael Pascoe Sydney Morning Herald The absolute minimum requirement for becoming a member of parliament should be a willingness to put the interests of the nation ahead of self. And on that basis, the Labor, Liberal and National Party members … Continue reading