The language contained in agreements being negotiated by the EU through the WTO with their southern counterparts often deliberately diguises real political goals, obscuring the negative economic implications for those countries of the neoliberal agenda.
current wave of strikes across Europe are only a prelude to what will
come, as the ruling elite are not prepared to change their anti-crisis
policies that have merely supported the corporations that caused the
The Irish government announcement of a €34 billion Euro bailout, two years after the financial crisis first broke, is a reminder that little has been done to prevent it happening again just as the social costs are becoming ever more evident.