Tag: EU

The left needs to understand the modern EU better. Fast.

A left Euro-scepticism may not be the answer, but neither is the status quo Europhila that is 20 years behind the times It is understandable that those...

Time to end failed experiment – Manuel Cortes

In the latest print issue of CHARTIST, Manuel Cortes tells us why Europeans urgently need an alternative to austerity European economies are in a perilous...

Claude Moraes MEP on defending free movement

Claude Moraes MEP argues the Left must take on the EU free movement critics   In the last issue of Chartist Pete Rowlands argued persuasively why the...

In Defence of Europe, In Defence of the EU Budget

The mix of deceit and incompetence of the government isn't the worst aspect of the recent imbroglio over the EU budget. Tory troubles may...

Don Flynn on the case for free movement

Eurosceptics make all the noise, but the real case for free movement and migration has yet to be heard. David Cameron’s vow last week...

TTIP, the EU and the Trade Betrayal

The undemocratic assault from a global trade agenda is bearing poisonous fruit in the form of EU trade and procurement law argues Linda Kaucher

Lucy Anderson MEP: Towards a more equal Europe

Lucy Anderson MEP, in the current issue of CHARTIST, sees some grounds for optimism in the outcome of European elections. The UK Labour Party did...

The spectre of the 2 ‘B’s: Scotland, the Bond Markets and Brussels

An independent Scotland may not possess their own currency come 2016, but its citizens will expect the country to have its own fiscal policy powers....

TTIP, the Tories and the EU | Conservative confusion and contradiction

The Tories' firm support for TTIP is one example from many of the British Conservatives' unacknowledged pro-Europeanism. So why are they so rude about...

Chartist AGM report | the Pro-European Left

Andrew Coates reports from a lively Chartist 2014 AGM “Chartist was a very different animal when I took over as Editor in Spring 1974 ....

elections 2014 verdict: a plague on all your houses

The post-election aftermath has provided a predictable medley of staged and half-baked conclusions. Besides UKIP's gnawing at the Tories' right flank, Labour's lacklustre showing...