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Category Archives: European Parliament

“It Could Open A Pandora’s Box”: Italy’s 2 Richest Regions Are Voting In Historic Autonomy Referendums

Voters in Italy’s two wealthiest northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto are voting on Sunday in referendums for greater autonomy from Rome, in which a positive outcome could fan regional tensions in Europe at a time when neighboring Spain is cracking down to prevent Catalonia from breaking away. Lombardy, which includes Milan, and Veneto, which […]

The Spanish Civil War, Revisited: Pepe Escobar Fears “Lethal Response” From Madrid

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, Puigdemont's political twist could invoke a lethal response from Madrid: suspension of Catalonia's government Call it theatre of the absurd – with a lethal subtext. Under pressure from all corners – even Donald Tusk, president of the EU Council – in his fateful date with destiny Carles […]

Nigel Farage Blasts EU, Juncker Over Catalonia: Spain Violates Article 2 of Lisbon Treaty

mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / October 3, 2017  Nigel Farage made his best speech ever in the European Parliament. Farage called the Catalonia crackdown a foretaste of EU political suppression. Watch and enjoy. READ MORE The post Nigel Farage Blasts EU, Juncker Over Catalonia: Spain Violates Article 2 of Lisbon Treaty appeared first on Silver […]

Opposition Threatens “War In The Streets” As Maduro Claims Victory In Venezuela Assembly Vote

Despite US threats of “strong and swift economic sanctions” that the WSJ reported overnight could cut off a crucial source of revenue for Venezuela’s financially distressed state oil company, PDVSA, the socialist state’s leader Nicolas Maduro is claiming victory in a vote to create a new “constituent assembly,” a vote that US government officials have […]

Draghi Confesses: Eurozone Needs ECB Cash

Whereas some members of the governing council of the European Central Bank were hinting the monetary policy would return back to ‘normal’ sooner rather than later, Mario Draghi, the president of the ECB, had a completely different opinion when he testified at the European Parliament. According to Draghi, all stimulus measures need to remain in […]

Greek, Italian Risks Weigh On European, Global Markets; Oil, Gold Slide

Tuesday’s session started off on the back foot, with the Euro first sliding on Draghi’s dovish comments before Europarliament on Monday where he signaled no imminent change to ECB’s forward guidance coupled with a Bild report late on Monday according to which Greece was prepared to forego its next debt payment if not relief is […]

“We’ve Suffered A Crushing Defeat” Says Martin Schulz After Historic Merkel Victory In Today’s NRW Election

At the start of February, a shocking poll revealed that Germany’s Social Democrat, or SPD, party – under the new leadership of former Europarliament head Martin Schulz – had managed to overtake Angela Merkel’s dominant CDU ahead of Germany’s federal elections in the fall of 2017.  However, just three months later, “Schulz’ fairytale turned into […]

“We Are Ready, Together” – EU Leaders Proclaim First Brexit Victory, Agree “Firm” Negotiating Stance

European Union leaders have unanimously agreed the negotiating guidelines for Brexit talks with UK will be "firm and fair," and will begin on June 8th after the UK general election. As The BBC reports, EU officials said leaders burst into applause as the negotiating stance was waved through, with the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, […]

EU Rapporteur For Turkey Warns Turkish Talks Will Be Suspended If Erdogan Gets “Unchecked Powers”

Just hours after the predictable passage of today’s Turkish referendum, the EU has promptly slammed the outcome, warning it threatens to slide the country’s collapse into “authoritarianism” and that Turkey’s accession talks with the EU will be suspended if the constitutional package is implement as per today’s outcome. In a post on the website of Kati […]

Dijsselbloem Must Go, But That Solves Nothing

Authored by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, If Southern Europeans were a race, say there were something like a Mediterranean race, Jeroen Dijsselbloem would definitely be a racist. Since there is not, the -demissionary- Dutch Finance Minister and -still- president of the Eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers, escapes the label, albeit narrowly. […]