Entries by Brian John Spencer from 04/2012

François Hollande: Standing Cocksure

| Posted 04.22.2012 | UK Politics

The pendulum has swung full swing again and a plebiscitary air has enveloped the eurozone, breaking the dictatorial flavour that the imposition of President Mario Monti in Italy as well as the appointment of the Greek administration had given the euro system.

Euro crisis: budgetary increase will compound austerity pain

| Posted 04.30.2012 | UK Politics

Europe is in the midst of a growth and political crisis which has thrown the continent into a recession; yet across Europe centre-right Member States are holding to the status-quo and continuing to maintain budgetary restraint and austere spending policies.