Sunday, 23 June , 2024

Merkel

People wake up!

Our socio-economic system needs rebuilding from scratch. Washington has shown us again on 8 November that they offer only the choice between risking nuclear annihilation of humanity and total corporate privatization of our lives and our live services that we, the people, have created. The latter means impoverishment and enslavement to corporations for

Nationalists overtake Merkel’s party in German state vote

A nationalist, anti-immigration party performed strongly in a state election Sunday in the region where German Chancellor Angela Merkel has her political base, overtaking her conservatives to take second place amid discontent with her migrant policies.

Merkel rearming Germany

On the eve of this weekend’s NATO summit in Warsaw, Chancellor Angela Merkel (Christian Democratic Union, CDU) delivered a government statement to the Bundestag (parliament) demanding the acceleration of German re-armament. In addition to expanding the military budget by almost two billion euros in the next year, and “more than an additional 2.5 billion euros” after 2018, Merkel announced that the Bundeswehr (Armed Forces) would engage more actively alongside NATO in Iraq, Syria, Libya, the Mediterranean and Afghanistan.

Challenges and crisis for the Balkans and Europe

By Dr. Nikolay Tomov, executive director of “Slaviani”Foundation” at the International conference "Refugees from the Perspective of International Migration Issues: Diversities, Cross-Cultural Communication and...

Berlin goes on with self-defeating policies. Now they encourage Scotland to...

Scotland welcome to join EU, Merkel ally says A senior German lawmaker and ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel has welcomed a potential accession of Scotland...

How “German logic” turns into irrationality

Germany, Greece and the Banks, in the context of the EU crisis By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos I remember the talk I had with the German ambassador in...

Merkel, Obama and the death of Greece

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos Tomorrow, in the German city of Hannover, President Obama and Chancellor Merkel will again discuss about Greece. Greece and Syria are, for...

SYRIZA, The IMF And The EU: Gambling With The Future Of...

by Costas Lapavitsas and Daniel Munevar The latest flare up regarding Greece has followed publication by Wikileaks of illegally taped discussions among IMF officials. To...

Marie Antoinette politics: European “leaders” say to Dutch citizens their vote...

EUROPEAN UNION leaders were tonight plotting to override the democratic wishes of the Dutch people and plough ahead with a rejected plan to tighten...

The aftermath of the terror attacks

  The Brussels terror attacks have provoked various reactions and very different comments around Europe and in the world. One obvious conclusion is that Europeans can...