April 5th 2017, the fighter of democracy, justice and independence of his country (and of all countries) and former head of the Finnish antiEU party IPU (Party of Independence), Antti Pesonen, passed away after a tough battle with cancer.

Antti Pesonen participated in the International Congress organized by EPAM on 31.11 and 1.12.2013. In his speech he referred not only to the detrimental consequences for all the countries’ participating to the EU and the Eurozone, to their justice, equality, democracy and national sovereignty but also to – as he calls them – ‘imbalances’ (social, between the economy and civil society and between human needs and natural resources), and therefore, the resulting disasters and tensions in the dominant economic model of today.  He also stressed that the requirements imposed by this model for unbridled and virtually unnecessary growth, cause extreme destruction of the environment and, the waste of finite and irreplaceable natural resources.

His contribution to the International Congress follows : (more…)

The euro is a disaster even for the countries that do everything right

Το ευρώ είναι καταστροφή ακόμα και για χώρες που «τα κάνουν όλα σωστά». Σύγκριση των περιπτώσεων της Ισλανδίας (εθνικό νόμισμα) από τη μια με την Φινλανδία και την Ολλανδία (ευρώ) από την άλλη, οι οποίες είχαν μικρότερη ανάπτυξη από αυτήν που είχε από το 2007 η Ισλανδία, που -σημειωτέον- χρεωκόπησε το 2008.

The euro might be worse for you than bankruptcy.

July 17  Source

That, at least, has been the case for Finland and the Netherlands, which have actually grown less than Iceland has since 2007. Iceland, you might recall, went bankrupt in 2008.