Monday, 24 February , 2020

Italy

Parallel currency talk gains ground in Italy

By Izabella Kaminska Talk of a domestic parallel currency being introduced in Italy is not new. But it has been reinvigorated this week because of an...

Turkey, Russia and Interesting New Balkan Geopolitics

By F. William Engdahl The geopolitical template of the entire European Union is undergoing one of its most profound changes since the collapse of the...

More NGOs follow MSF in suspending Mediterranean migrant rescues

ROME (Reuters) - Two more aid groups have suspended migrant rescues in the Mediterranean, joining Doctors Without Borders, because they felt threatened by the...

Rescuing Veneto Banks Would Have Cost Less With Indirect Nationalization

by Marcello Minenna Published in www.socialeurope.eu The Italian government has launched a package of extraordinary measures to handle the crisis at Veneto Banca (VB) and Banca...

Macron: a French (potential) Thatcher

by Dimitris Konstantakopoulos Macron “scooped the pool and decamped” in the second round of the French presidential elections, scoring an easy victory over Marine Le...

The Greek Debacle and the political credibility of the European Left

By Klaus Dräger There are two things that remained quite constant since the onset of the ‘euro-zone crisis’ and the ‘Greek tragedy’ starting in 2010....

The European Left and the Greek Tragedy

by Dimitris Konstantakopoulos (*)   The day Greek workers and employees went on general strike, protesting against a new barrage of so-called “reforms” imposed by the...

The Provocation Just Before the Election

22 April 2017 The first round of the elections in France is being held against the backdrop of an attempt by the state and the...

CIA’s annual covert “aid” to Italy

CIA Covert Aid to Italy Averaged $5 Million Annually from Late 1940s to Early 1960s, Study Finds Previously Unpublished Draft Defense Department History Explores U.S....

Brexit: Divorce by mutual consent or fight?

by Giullietto Chieza According to Tomas Prouza - state secretary for EU Affairs in Prague - “There is a real danger that British politics, with...