Here is an article on the EU-US Free Trade Agreement and a video of a debate from the European Parliament in which I took part alongside other MEPs debating the agreement which can be...
The Irish government has made much of the fact that it now holds the EU Presidency, chairing meetings of the European Council. It has been proudly proclaiming success in negotiating a new...
EU-US Free Trade Agreement: Ra...1
EU Austerity Budget – Cu...2
Labour Face Annihilation3
Here are two speeches I gave in the European Parliament last week on what have been called the ‘six pack’ rules. These new rules give even more power to the un-elected commission and will in effect institutionalise austerity. This legislation barely got a mention in the media even though it is extremely important and will have a huge affect on the lives of people...Read More
A solidarity protest took place on Friday evening at the European Championship qualifying match between Belgium and Kazakhstan. Oil workers have been on strike in Kazakhstan for the past five months. They are facing huge levels of repression which has resulted in a leading trade unionist being mudered, the daughter of another striker has been murdered and the trade union’s...Read More