Tony Benn: The case against the EU is its lack of Democracy

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Tony Benn resisted the entry to the Common market in the first place, and continued to oppose it as undemocratic.  In Arguments for Democracy (1981) Benn is scathing about the fact that multinationals’ profits “made in one country can be … Continue reading

Petition – STOP TAFTA ! Why the Free Trade Agreement Must Not Go Ahead

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  Stop the EU-US free trade agreement – URGENT. Without governmental protection and given free reign, laissez-faire capitalism would stop at nothing to create profits for the already rich shareholders who own big businesses. Governments offer us protection with laws … Continue reading

The European Union is anti-socialist, anti-democratic and failing economically.

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The European Union and the Eurozone:  No Road to Socialism or Democracy First published in Campaign Briefing (CLPD) Autumn 2013 by Kelvin Hopkins MP The European 
Union (EU) is 
anti-socialist, 
anti-democratic 
and failing economically.  It is 
surprising therefore that some
 … Continue reading

Is Maggie’s ghost haunting Europe?

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Maggie’s Ghost: What is haunting Europe? By systemfailure “A ghost is haunting Europe — the ghost of Communism”, Marx wrote in the Communist Manifesto, in 1847. He couldn’t probably predict, that the ghost above Europe in 2013, would have been totally … Continue reading

The EU-US Free Trade Agreement must be opposed – for the sake of the NHS and more.

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The EU-US Free Trade Agreement must be opposed – for the sake of the NHS and more.  ‘This week marks the first round of negotiations for a far-reaching transatlantic trade deal. In the face of growing opposition to plans for … Continue reading