Europe

OXI: no to the neoliberal way

It's a whole new ball game in Greece following the referendum, with Syriza and its anti-austerity policies firmly in the saddle and the polls suggesting they will win an absolute majority if there is a re-election. The negotiators in the Schäuble, Juncker and Dijsselbloem camp had been assuming that Tsipras and Varoufakis would eventually yield…

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Europe

The end of net neutrality in Europe

In the spring of 2014 the EP adopted an excellent resolution, calling for an end to roaming charges in the EU, for net neutrality to be guaranteed by law, and for Europe-wide standardisation of the management of the radio frequency spectrum. The end of roaming and just before the summer holidays – it was a…

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Europe

How do the TTIP negotiations operate in the EP?

I don't know if this amount of detail will be interesting but I will go ahead anyway. The next round of talks on the TTIP report is scheduled for 18:00 hours today in the Committee on Economic Affairs. It is important to note that we are not negotiating the TTIP itself but we are discussing…

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