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PEOPLES NEWS issue no. 101 Date: 23 – 3 – 14

category international | eu | other press author Monday March 24, 2014 21:42author by Gary Boyne - The People's Movement Report this post to the editors

Table of Contents below

THE PEOPLES NEWS contains comment on developments in the EU from an Irish and democratic perspective

Back issues of the newsletter are available from the website http://www.people.ie/english5.html

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Peoples News
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PEOPLES NEWS issue no. 101 Date: 23 – 3 – 14

List of Contents Peoples News issue 101

P 1. The EU’s ‘European Neighbourhood Policy’ in Ukraine

P 3 . CETA could be the big corporation’s Trojan Horse!

P 4 . Protests against the austerity alliance between the EPP and big business

P 5. Death of Bob Crow - Gen Sec of RMT & patron of the Peoples Movement

P 5. Millions of European citizens Say No! to privatisation of water

P 6. Own Our Oil – read the book!

P 8. And here’s what happened next!

P 8. MEPs back public prosecutor’s office en-route to EU-wide criminal justice system

P 9. And another small step towards a one-size-fits-all EU justice system

P 9. Both Juncker and Schulz are in favour of eurobonds

P 10. German neo-Nazis could enter EU parliament after election

P 11. Whither the Euro? So says the IMF

P 13. Catch them while they’re young!

P 13. A democrat to the core!

P 14. EU money to Ukraine goes to nuclear power and Danish pig farmers

P 15. OOPS!

author by Gary Boyne - The People's Movementpublication date Tue Mar 25, 2014 23:26Report this post to the editors

The Peoples Movement on the Crisis in Ukraine

In advance of the Protest at the European People’s Party shindig in Dublin on the 7th March a statement on the developing crisis in Ukraine was sent to the media from the Peoples Movement:
"It is important to counter the big lie that Irish people relish EU austerity and are indifferent to EU militarisation. Ireland should not support Germany's geo-political ambitions, which are now being blatantly advanced under the EU flag.

Showing folly well beyond the normal, the EU has allowed itself to be used to bring Europe to the brink of war by supporting the overthrow of the legitimate government in Ukraine, with the German and Polish Foreign Ministers and EU "High Representative" Baroness Ashton turning up personally in Kiev to encourage the 'peaceful demonstrators' there. The deaths in Kiev included half a dozen police officers. This awkward fact went unreported in most media coverage of the Ukraine crisis last week.

'Neutral' Ireland has no business supporting EU interference in Ukraine or contributing to the stirring up of antagonism against Russia

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