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The Controlled Demolition of the EU: To Avoid It, Berlin Looked South When It Bet on Draghi (but Had to Look Northeast As Well)
World
The Controlled Demolition of the EU: To Avoid It, Berlin Looked South When It Bet on Draghi (but Had to Look Northeast As Well)
November 3, 2021

Draghi represents the forced continuity wanted by the Paris-Berlin axis for the EU: the Italians wanted to leave in 2020, the solution was the former head of the ECB as Prime Minister. How long will it last, with galloping inflation and Poland as anti-EU?

The EU’s Role in Libya’s Migrant Trafficking
August 2, 2021

To perceive refugees as a dissociated part of the wider narrative is a violation in itself, but who will hold the bloc politically accountable for delegating distasteful tasks to the Libyan coastguard?

The EU’s Role in Libya’s Migrant Trafficking
Business
The End of Époque
Society
The End of Époque
May 25, 2020

Convulsions ahead? The decay of an era, and the inevitability of social and political mutation?

Danse Macabre’ and a Fear of the Abyss: We All Fall Down
April 27, 2020

It is the children’s nursery rhyme, Ring-a-Ring-a Roses, that originated during plague years, that ends with “we all fall down.”

Danse Macabre’ and a Fear of the Abyss: We All Fall Down
Society
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Merkel Survives the Coronapocalypse, but the EU Won’t
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Merkel Survives the Coronapocalypse, but the EU Won’t
April 20, 2020

While Merkel may have won the latest battle in the end she may lose the war for the EU. And, in the ultimate irony, the people of Europe may have her to thank for their deliverance from its dysfunction.

The Troika Horse: EU Corona Package Puts Italy (and Southern Europe) Under Economic Siege
April 19, 2020

EU Finance Ministers have agreed on a Coronavirus Rescue Package – or so media headlines suggested. What the Eurogroup actually did was to push Italy and Southern Europe one step closer to a Greek scenario.

The Troika Horse: EU Corona Package Puts Italy (and Southern Europe) Under Economic Siege
Business
Coronavirus Devastates Italy: Is It the Result of Globalism and Free Trade?
World
Coronavirus Devastates Italy: Is It the Result of Globalism and Free Trade?
April 9, 2020

The experience of Italy is illustrative of how globalism and free trade can be exploited to create a new reality.

What’s Next: ‘Italexit’ or a European Union Crack-Up?
April 8, 2020

Unlike Great Britain, which kept the pound sterling after joining the EU, Italy abandoned the lira. To be sure, Italy adopted the euro under conditions unfavorable to its economy, but abandoning the euro now would make things even worse.

What’s Next: ‘Italexit’ or a European Union Crack-Up?
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