Tag Archives: EU

Is Lord Hill’s appointment really a ‘victory for Britain’?

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The tendency to see EU policy as a battle between competing nations should be more problematic for the left.

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The British left must wake up to TTIP

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For Labour, TTIP should be a red flag: it’s the one element of the EU over which the Tories aren’t tearing themselves apart.

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The EU-Canada trade deal is a Trojan Horse for corporate power

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It is a direct threat to any future British government’s ability to fully renationalise the NHS.

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Hollande is lost: the Left should speak against the German right’s obsessions

The rift in the French government speaks more broadly to what the left-wing narrative should sound like on the austerity obsessions of Germany and the European Union

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Boris’ Europe report: what can we learn?

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Good for rich investors and big business, less so for everyone else.

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Cameron’s migrant benefit move is even worse than you think

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The latest restrictions on migrants claiming benefits won’t only harm migrant workers but also Britons.

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Message to David Cameron: you have no evidence the benefit system acts as a ‘magnetic pull’

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There’s very little evidence of the ‘magnetic pull’ of our benefits system. But there is evidence which suggests the Prime Minister wants to win back disillusioned Tory voters who’ve been attracted by UKIP.

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Tar sands provide an opportunity to show the EU as a force for good

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The European Commission must ban the sale of tar sands crude oil in the EU.

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Poor people in Britain – poorer than those in similar-sized economies

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Incomes in the West Midlands are significantly lower than in the poorest regions of Germany, France, Belgium, Austria, Denmark, Sweden and Finland.

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Why the left should be just as angry about Juncker as David Cameron

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The fact that David Cameron recognises the unsuitability of Jean Claude Juncker doesn’t make it any less true.

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