Certainly, there is no need to agree with everything Connolly says. However, when thinking about what awaits us in the Euro area in the coming months and years, I listen to his opinion with much more respect than to the opinions of the prophets of unfounded optimism.
The Commission has published the first assessment of the national budgets for 2014. Only Germany and Estonia made the budget prospects flawless and deserve praise. Slovakia ended up in the third group.
One in every four EU citizens would either probably or definitely leave their home country to work in another EU member state in the next ten years.
You know that something’s really wrong when a former student leader of a Maoist party and the current President of the Commission says that „France is by far the country where companies pay the highest taxes and that’s a problem for growth and employment.”
If the United States were governed like the EU is, instead of President Obama and his administration, we would have meetings of 50 governors convening in Washington every six years and striving to reach a unanimous decision in all essential for the USA matters
Sometimes, we see Croatia only as a big beach resort. But the newest EU member is concerned about non-vacation topics like the economic crisis as well. The country’s economy hasn’t grown since 2008, the unemployment rate is approaching 20% and the debt is rising sharply.
Dumitru Zamfirescu is a Romanian independent deputy (with ultranationalist background) of the European Parliament. But you can call him the Yes Man. He has voted “yes“ in the last 541 votes he attended. Even in cases of contradictory propositions.
I hope that efforts toward equality will never stop. I suggest an introduction of race, age, religion, education and music preference quotas. At least one metalhead on each board!
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Any persistent defence of the euro will result in a long-lasting recession and high unemployment in countries using fiscal austerity to pursue ‘internal devaluation’. It may lead to a revival of populist and nationalist movements, political collapse and disorderly eurozone break-up.