Another political anti-immigration campaign by the Northern League for The Global Oyster’s fans, who, by now, should know what the Northern League is. For the new arrivals, or simply for those who don’t know, the Northern League is a centre-right Italian political party, that strives for nationalistic and anti-immigration policies and reveals federalist strategies… Read More Ready for Another Breath of Fresh Nationalistic Air? All Made in Italy
2014 will be a year of secession in Europe, or at least the year, for certain European regions, to take a stand against their centralized State and show once and for all the will of the people. We are all aware of Sunday’s referendum in Crimea, but March 16 will be a big day also… Read More The Wind of Secession is Taking Over Europe: from Crimea to Veneto, from Scotland to Catalonia
Europe is seeing a revival of right-winged parties in part due to the effects of the recent financial and sovereign-debt crisis but unlike others, Spain’s right is excruciatingly corrupt, chauvinist, incoherent and incompetent. As a Spaniard, I love my country but I cannot help feeling ashamed by its institutions. Spain’s political caste, especially that of… Read More Spain: A Replica of Ali Baba and the Countless Thieves?
Ten years after the Annan Plan, it seems that we are entering in the substantive phase of a new effort for the resolution of the Cyprus Issue, with intense involvement of international factors and most of all, of the US. Hellenism, Greek and Cypriot, will soon find themselves at the crossroads of a major strategic… Read More Ten Years Later: the Cyprus Issue
After the Sochi Winter Olympic Games and the concomitant coup against Victor Yanukovych in Ukraine, it is high time for a candid and frank discussion of the Russian Federation, its leadership, and its motives. Russian dissidents are saying sardonically – some sing in the streets – that although Russia won the Sochi Games, they have… Read More The Return of the Great Bear
After the video of Carla Dauden, who firmly claimed “No, I’m not going to the world cup”, another video has been going viral with already more than 5 millions views on YouTube and another young girl stood out among the crowd, talking on the behalf of an exhausted population. This is Yulia. She is a… Read More “I Am a Ukrainian” the cry for help before the end, Russia lost the battle
As most of you probably know, at the end of May 2013, over five-hundred-million European citizens will have the opportunity to vote for their representatives at the European Parliament. However, most of them are unaware of the current political climate which is likely to shape the current European Parliamentary elections and to define the political… Read More EU Parliament Elections Draw Near and Far-Right Parties Become More Popular