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Peoples News issue no. 97 Date: 12 – 1 – 14

category international | eu | other press author Monday January 13, 2014 09:23author by O. O'C. - The People's Movement Report this post to the editors

THE PEOPLE’S NEWS contains comment on developments in the EU from an Irish and democratic perspective

Back issues of the newsletter are available from the website www.people.ie
The Peoples Movement blog www.irishreferendum.org

Peoples News issue no. 97 Date: 12 – 1 – 14 http://www.people.ie/news/PN-97.pdf

Table of Contents

P 1 . Peoples Movement/ Red C poll - lack of public awareness of changes in EU decision making process and strong public resistance to pay more for survival of Euro
P 2. A Gallup survey published las week shows that affection for the EU has slumped in Ireland.

P 3 . Chopra’s lessons; It is unfair to impose the burden of supporting banks on taxpayers when senior bondholders get paid out. Euro zone partners stopped the Irish from imposing haircuts on senior bondholders.

P 3. Conclusions of the European Council (19/20 December 2013) – Welcome to NATO!!

P 3. Will Irish troops support French ambitions in Africa?

P 5. A campaign for the European Union to become a "United States of Europe" will be the "best weapon against the Eurocritics," according to Viviane Reding, vice president of the European Commission.

P 5 . Latvians less than pleased! On January 1st last, Latvia became the eighteenth country to join the euro zone.

P 6. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian sister party, the Christian-Social Union (CSU), plans to call for fewer EU commissioners and less new EU legislation in next year's European Parliament elections.

P 7. German arms manufacturers paid millions in bribes to induce Athens to purchase German weaponry, worth several billion Euros.

P 8. How the security industry is shaping EU legislation - lobbyists in action!

PDF Document Peoples News Issue No 97 0.77 Mb

author by EU Subject - The European Province of Eirepublication date Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:01Report this post to the editors

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/an-island-entire-of-itse...53171
Reportage of the Red C Poll Results

Patricia McKenna's statement is interesting:
"People are afraid in Ireland to come out and criticise, for fear we’ll get isolated.”

author by fredpublication date Mon Jan 13, 2014 17:19Report this post to the editors

interesting newsletter. Well worth a read! Thanks O.O.C.

 
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