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Sir, Regarding ‘Lendarduzzi: ‘Women can rescue the economy‘: I wouldn’t even know where to start with this given the depth of sexism it represents. While it purports to espouse gender equality, it does nothing of the sort: it rejects classic male sexism that stereotypes women’s inability to perform the same jobs/functions, while embracing female sexism… » read more

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Sir, There is an issue that encapsulates the struggle for a new Europe. It combines issues of environmentalism and biodiversity, and seeks to replace the present institutional failure with a new paradigm, where centralism is replaced by regionalism, with greater elasticity, while simultaneously slashing the subsidies that are currently supporting counter-productive and unpopular policies. The… » read more

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Sir, For over a year now, EU governments have been bickering in public about anti-crisis measures. The disputes have even permeated national coalition governments . This is typically what happens in the absence of any authoritative and respected guidance from the European Commission. Under the well-tested Community method, discussions should exclusively take place within the… » read more

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Sir, Regarding ‘Franco-German fiscal pact faces opposition‘: The franco-german invitation to Eurogroup member states to strengthen economic coordination within the Group under article 136 LT must be welcomed . Indeed this article PRESCRIBES such coordination and one must regret that it has not been enforced earlier as a reaction to the crisis . Let us… » read more

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