FINANCIAL

New Financing Report Pushes for EU Taxes

January 13, 2017 0

New Financing Report Pushes for E.U. Taxes The European Union should attempt to fund the bloc with its own dedicated taxes rather than national contributions, according to a new report by former Commissioner Mario Monti, […]

GOVERNMENT

Half of Barroso II Commissioners Still Receive Allowance

November 4, 2016 0

Half of Barroso II commissioners still get allowance PETER TEFFER, BRUSSELS Sixteen former European commissioners are currently receiving monthly payments from the commission’s coffers, even though several of them have already found new, well-paid jobs. […]

COMMENTARY

Europe’s Battle: Nationalists versus Elites

November 3, 2016 0

Europe’s Battle: Nationalists vs. Elites On both sides of the Atlantic, a battle is underway between largely discredited “elites” and sometimes disreputable “nationalists,” a conflict over un-kept promises about the future and unsettling memories of […]

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