In the latest part of his EU series, JOHN BOYD examines the workings of the European Central Bank — and how joining the euro could be back on the agenda for Britain in spite of the current crisis
Monday 23rd Nov 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
BRITISH Establishment figures relied heavily on the fear factor during the Scottish independence referendum and they are doing the same on European Union membership.
Many Scots reacted negatively to slurs that they couldn’t run their own affairs without guidance from Westminster...
Tuesday 13th Oct 2015
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
Austerity has become a catch-all EU policy for emasculating trade unions, imposing zero-hours contracts and mass casualisation of labour. It is time to give it the elbow, writes BRIAN DENNY
Friday 14th Aug 2015
Parliament rushes through new rules on banks and courts
Friday 24th Jul 2015
posted by Morning Star in World
MEMBERS of Greece’s parliament were given a timely reminder last night of their duty to accept further austerity when the European Central Bank (ECB) agreed a new cash injection for the country’s banks hours before a key vote.
The ECB increased emergency liquidity to Greek...
Thursday 23rd Jul 2015
The deal forced on Tsipras is the brainchild of neoliberal fanatics with no respect for democracy, argues NICK DEARDEN
Wednesday 15th Jul 2015
Athens caves to troika demands
Tuesday 14th Jul 2015
posted by Ben Chacko in Britain
Beset PM prepares for wave of austerity laws
By capitulating to the EU’s obscenely aggressive debt ‘relief’ package, Tsipras has made an even worse deal than he was offered before, explains ROB GRIFFITHS
Communists stand staunchly with the far-right troika’s most desperate victims
Wednesday 8th Jul 2015