by Annie Dieu-Le-Veut
The sudden plummeting from grace of the journalist Milo Yiannopoulos reminds me of the story about Icarus. In the ancient Greek myth, the artisan Daedulus makes wings for his son so that he can fly to the sun. However, the wings were made of wax, and so once Icarus got near to the sun, the wax started melting – and it wasn’t long before his wings disintegrated and he fell to the Earth. Continue reading
by Annie Dieu-Le-Veut
President of Turkey Erdogan’s chief adviser, Ilnur Cevik, confesses to being flabbergasted at the lies that David Cameron has told the Turks about them joining the European Union. He should try living in Britain for a while – you just get used to it. So much so, that it’s difficult to be sure about to whom Cameron is lying when he insists that Turkey will not join the EU until at least the year 3000. Is he lying to us, or is he lying to the Turks, to whom he’d promised to pave the way from Ankara to Brussels?
Ilnur Cevik told Kirsty Walk on last night’s Newsnight… Continue reading
By Hermann Keppler, Principal CNM
Many people have asked me whether I’m in favour of the UK leaving or staying in Europe. Here is my short statement about why I’m in favour of leaving. Continue reading
By Annie Dieu-Le-Veut
The recent massive leak of TTIP documents and its intentions over GM foods came as a shock to those who had been lulled into assuming that the European Union were the ‘good guys’ in this debate, compared to our own politicians in the UK. But we wouldn’t have been so wrong-footed if we’d been taught our history correctly.
The warm and fuzzy story that we’ve been getting on the mainstream media – about Jean Monnet coming up with the idea of the European Union to help prevent war in Europe – is leaving out some unsavoury but enlightening information, according to Dr Matthias Rath of the Rath Health Foundation. Continue reading
At a time when all European efforts should be concentrated on preventing “Economic Armegeddon”, the European Commission is instead concentrating on bringing in a law to prohibit bottled water manufacturers from claiming that their product helps to stop dehydration. Continue reading