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...
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Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy today spoke in the European Parliament on the proposed Youth Guarantee scheme, and responded to comments made by Commissioner Laszlo which absolved the EU institutions of any blame for the youth unemployment crisis: The Youth Guarantee is a proposal in the European Union to introduce a scheme whereby any young person who has not gone into third...Read More
The Irish Presidency’s slogan of ‘Stability, Jobs and Growth’ is a rehash of the slogan used by the political establishment during austerity treaty referendum. Like Lisbon before it, that Treaty and the neo-liberal policies that are enshrined in it, of course, failed to deliver jobs. Their rhetoric of recovery stands in stark contrast to the experience of workers and...Read More