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EU pledges more funds to combat populism and migrant crisis

Thursday, May 31st 2018 - 08:36 UTC
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The European Union has proposed spending more on Italy and other member countries hit by the economic and migrant crises, but less on increasingly wealthy eastern states like Poland. The European Commission, the bloc's executive arm, proposed the regional shift in the “cohesion” portion of the post-2020 multi-year budget as Italy faces political chaos. Read full article


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  • Conqueror

    Of course it does. Can't have “the people” saying what they want and even, horror of horrors, voting for it. Not that a vote in the EU means much. The Commission has a whole list of “reasons” why it can't do what “the people” want. The main “reason” is that “the people” would reduce the control and power of the Commission. But that's never mentioned.

    And, if pushed to extremity, the Commission can always direct the European Central Bank and European Court of Justice stamp out what “the people” want.

    May 31st, 2018 - 10:22 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Populism and other forms of deviancy must be stomped out.

    Jun 01st, 2018 - 04:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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