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Europe swings right as Spain turns left

May 30, 2014 5:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

All the chatter after the European Elections has been about the surge in the far right parties with the National Front in France and UKIP in the UK leading the charge. Yet in Spain the move has been markedly to the left, writes David Eade.

Hungarians believe their politicians are corrupt

March 20, 2014 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

When Transparency International issued its report on election spending on Monday the section that captured the headlines was that showing that Fidesz would spend over double the legal limit - and get away with it. Fidesz stayed quiet on this revelation but needless to say the opposition parties took to the social media immediately, writes David Eade.

The Flat World and the Good Society

March 7, 2014 12:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The other evening, within a matter of five minutes, I sent messages to socialist colleagues in France, Spain, Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania via Facebook and received answers back. The content was more social than socialist but I could have easily been organizing a Europe-wide campaign or demonstration, writes David Eade.

Islamic Terrorist or Innocent Man?

February 15, 2014 12:11 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Spaniards and Gibraltarians will remember well the case of Cengiz Yalcin. However as the British, French and USA secret services were claimed to be involved in his arrest, the case probably reverberated around the world

Now you can vote for the next EC President

November 7, 2013 12:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

On Wednesday 6 November a very significant event took place in Brussels. Martin Schulz was confirmed as the Party of European Socialists candidate designate for the European Commission President. So how does this impact on you? The answer is in a very big way, writes David Eade.