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Politicians always think they are able to perform in any job. A failed candidate for Commission President, Mr Verhofstadt has now stood for EP President, with the same success. But here, it is failure coupled with indignity. To win votes, our unfortunate candidate sidelined everyone who stood in his way (in particular Sylvie Goulard –… » read more

  Posted by Daniel Gueguen

Il est décidément des hommes politiques qui se croient aptes à toutes les fonctions. Candidat malheureux à la Présidence de la Commission, M. Verhofstadt s’attaque avec le même insuccès à la Présidence du Parlement. Mais l’échec se double ici d’une indignité. Pour gagner des voix notre candidat malheureux écarte tout ce qui gêne (Sylvie Goulard,… » read more

  Posted by Daniel Gueguen

A l’aube du World Economic Forum (WEF) où se rencontreront les leaders politiques, business et intellectuels pour examiner les risques sociaux et politiques qui menacent la mondialisation des économies.s, nous avons décidé de nous pencher sur une des solutions à la refondation du capitalisme de marché qu’ils proposent. Nous sommes aujourd’hui face à un marché… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Going backwards from Brexit

“Have you gone mad?”, is the most frequent question from mainland European friends on the sore-vexed issue of Britain’s Gadarene flight from Europe. They are of course not questioning my sanity, but that of the thirty-seven per cent of the British electorate who voted on June 23 to leave the European Union. For without a… » read more

  Posted by Brian Gardner's Blog

Guest blog post by Ann Cairns, President International for Mastercard, responsible for the management of all markets and customer-related activities outside North America. For too long financial inclusion has been considered an issue which mainly affects the developing world. In fact, according to recent Mastercard research, over 130 million people are unbanked or underbanked across… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

Spain saw 2016 come to an end with a new government in office and encouraging data as to its economic recovery. This positive end to the year was also marked by the rather unnoticed 30th anniversary of the country’s entry into the European Union, an accession that has brought about much wealth and prosperity. With… » read more

  Posted by Madrid-Brussels Express

Halte au feu c’est le terme utilisé par les militaires pour faire cesser des tirs intempestifs, meurtriers le plus souvent. Les plus anciens d’entre nous conservent le souvenir de cas particulièrement dramatiques, notamment en France pendant la guerre d’Algérie. Cet appel vise le président de la Commission européenne objet d’attaques incessantes et de toute nature… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

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