Corporations hold Europe captive

Corporations hold Europe captive

The middle finger on José Manuel Barroso’s right hand has been in constant action lately. It has been used to deliver an “up yours” salute to 99% of the world’s population. 

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how the European Commission chief had appointed Edmund Stoiber, a giant in German politics, to prepare a bonfire of labour and green laws. 

No sooner had I turned in my column than I learned that a coalition of trade unions and health, environ...

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