By Luke Ming Flanagan
I’ll be posting occasional short items from the Group I’ve joined here. It’s called GUE/NGL, which translates as the Group of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left. It will keep you in touch with their thinking, will show you also why I joined them.
This was from a debate in the Parliament yesterday in response to plans by the Commission and the Council to broaden anti-terrorism measures. Will it make travel even more awkward, impinge even more on personal freedom? Yes. Will it contain ‘terrorism’ one whit? No.
What of the real terrorism of EU allies? What of the real terrorism of the money markets, aimed at subjugating people right across the globe? The hypocrisy out here is ripe.