The final deal has “made the proposal even worse,” Swedish MEP Charlie Weimers said, denouncing it for laying the foundation for undemocratic migrant quotas while leaving the migratory pressure unchecked.
What is going on in the Mediterranean must be viewed through a much broader lens. Around the world, from southern Africa to South America, China is gaining control of an increasing number of ports.
Economic precariousness and a general assault on identity, from gender to nation, clear the way for the rise of a patriotic, pre-woke, pro-work Left.
The speech professor Tamames gave before Spain’s vote of no confidence presents VOX as the repository of Spain’s post-Franco, democratic general consensus.
Several news sources have raised the volume about a possible systemwide banking crisis. I am not going to contribute to that. In fact, we should all be careful about determining whether or not such a crisis is at hand.
Some MEPs want the EU to enforce an “adequate minimum income” across the union. They clearly have not considered the serious economic and moral price tag for their idea.
The government’s announcement to use article 49.3 of the Constitution has put the country in a state of fever. Now, the government runs the risk of being overthrown.
The Federal Reserve, eager to not let a good crisis go to waste, is using the SVB crisis to quietly turn on the money supply faucet again.
A sensational statement by the Federal Reserve reveals how we are setting ourselves up for another destructive inflation episode.
“Asking the Council of Europe to institute reform and correct direction is really like asking the proverbial fox to guard the hen house,” Dr. Joanna Williams, the author of the report argued.
El Salvador’s iconoclastic purge of MS-13’s occult symbols reminds us that these gangs transcend crime: they are upstart tribes looking to swallow nations.
Democrats see Russia as the devil, Republicans don’t, indicating how ‘America First’ transformed into a modern anti-war movement.
The bill is progressing in the Senate but is more unpopular than ever in public opinion. It crystallises a certain number of resentments plied against the president and his government.
Transforming conservative theory into policy takes a lot of work. The concept of the ‘social market economy’ is a good tool to make that happen.
There are growing signs that the United States is heading for a Greek-style fiscal crisis. It is not imminent, but close enough to cause real worries for anyone interested in the U.S. economy.
There is now a consensus among French politicians to tackle these serious problems that affect today’s excessively connected societies.
Conservatism is built on strong theory, but we need more conservative policy practice. It is difficult, but it can be done. Retirement reform is a good example.
It would not be an exaggeration to say that the Russian attack on Ukraine, which started a year ago, turned our world upside down. This is a summary of the war, and the lessons to be learned from it.
In three simple steps, Europe’s lawmakers can save the continent from stagflation and economic misery.
There must be a golden path between politics hijacking the freedom of information and rogue programs running amok on the internet. The outcome of this watershed moment in humanity’s history depends on our ability to find it.
Either we live with high-interest rates today, or we put our very prosperity in stagflation-driven jeopardy.
When you get less money on long-term investments than on short-term ones, it is good news for the economy.
Circumventing neutrality embedded in the Swiss Constitution is a tough challenge for lawmakers in Bern, as Ukraine calls for immediate change in legislation.
The French president proposes a change in France’s military paradigm, in preparation for long-lasting attacks requiring a greater availability of equipment and larger stocks of ammunition.
The West should attempt to compensate for any trade destruction, justified on the basis of geo-security, by opening up trade with parts of the world that are broadly friendly with the West. Southeast Asia is most certainly such a region.
Hungary is one of Europe’s major economic success stories. Bringing the current inflation episode to an end would only reinforce the country’s position as a role model for the rest of Europe.
Every government with debt on hand, and especially those with debt levels that are already unsustainable, must get to work on a contingency plan for the coming recession.
Globalism requires that societies accept their place in a global division of labour, and the principal political agent facilitating this is the anti-worker, pro-woke Left, with a complicit centre-Right as rearguard.
Any move in the gold-standard direction must be guided by pragmatism, not dogmatism.
There is one major omission from all the discussions on pension reform: the question of the birth rate and its corollary, family policy.