Economy & Finance

Germany looses momentum

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (left) with President José Manuel Barroso   by Ralph T. Niemeyer For quite a while Germany appeared to stand tall…

Goldman Sucks

Greek Prime Minister Samaras and European Parliament President Schulz Samaras: no pressure by banks to privatise. Schulz: shadow banks can’t be regulated, only the…

yet another Smoke-Screen

The European Central Bank in December 2013   “Banking Union” once more provides loopholes bigger than in any Swiss cheese A Comment by Ralph…

Deal or not to deal

Swoboda on banking union negotiations: “Between a bad deal or no deal, we will choose the lesser evil: no deal” by Martha Devon Negotiations…

EUkraine

A Comment by Ralph T. Niemeyer While mass protests in western EU member states are finding less and less media attention protests of right…