News Articles on the Eurpoean Union (EU)
7-year plan aligns U.S. with Europe's economy - Rules, regs to be integrated without congressional review, by Jerome R. Corsi, WorldNetDaily.com, January 16, 2008
Six U.S. senators and 49 House members are advisers for a group working toward a Transatlantic Common Market between the U.S. and the European Union by 2015.
- EU: The Model is Collapsing. Brussels Calls upon King for Help, by Paul Belien, Brussels Journal, August 20, 2007
- The European Ideal - From war's s wreckage came the visions of a unified Europe, by Jay Tolson, US News & World Report, August 15, 2007
- Britain 'sold down the river': what life under the EU treaty could be, by ANDREW ROBERTS, Daily Mail, August 11, 2007
'Don't tell British about the EU treaty', by Bruno Waterfield in Brussels and Brendan Carlin in London, Telegraph (UK), March 7, 2007
"The new European Union treaty will mean 'transfers of sovereignty' from Britain and Gordon Brown is right to hide the fact from the public, an EU leader admitted yesterday.
Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourg's premier and leader of the bloc of 13 single currency members, spoke out as the Prime Minister faced rising calls for a referendum on the treaty drawn up following the rejection of the old EU constitution by French and Dutch voters in 2005.
Mr Juncker said he supported public debate on the treaty - except in Britain 'Britain is different. Of course there will be transfers of sovereignty. But would I be intelligent to draw the attention of public opinion to this fact?'"
The free movement of workers and social Europe: maintaining the European ideal, by Jimmy Donaghey and Paul Teague, Industrial Relations Journal 37:6, February 20, 2007
The big EU enlargement of 2004 has fuelled the debate about whether labour migration from the east to the west is causing social dumping in the European economy, with the effect of upsetting established national systems of labour market regulation.
This article reviews the effects of migration on EU labour markets. It also examines three recent industrial relations disputes which were about job displacement. It argues that there is little evidence of greater labour mobility causing new social dumping pressures on a widespread basis. However, it goes on to suggest that the situation may change if the EU adopts neoliberal policies such as the initial draft Services Directive at the same time as promoting greater labour market openness between the Member States. The article concludes by arguing for a better policy mix which would on the one hand involve the EU maintaining its commitment to the free movement of workers and national levels.
French sovereignty passions clash with EU legal primacy, by staff, EU Observer, February 20, 2007
"A passionate debate has emerged in France over the challenge posed by EU law to national sovereignty, focusing on the question of whether the ultimate legal authority lies with the French constitution or with the European Court of Justice."
- The new EU treaty putting British sovereignty at risk, by Brian Durrant, Daily Reckoning (UK), July 17, 2006
- Video: Post Office Closures - The Truth - report on European Union control over rural British Post Offices (7 mins), by Britain1st, Znet, May 30, 2005
The EU Constitution; savaging national sovereignty, by Mike Whitney, Znet, May 30, 2005
The EU constitution is a Trojan horse slapped together by corporate and banking elites with the clear purpose of undermining national sovereignty and accelerating globalization.
- A Half-Century On, Bureaucracy Bogs Down Europe's Grand Vision, by Peter Ford, Christian Science Monitor, December 13, 2002