Comment: EU budgets shape our future more than US elections

The compelling spectacle of American politics will influence our economy far less than the unglamorous policy debates playing out within the European Union

16th November, 2020
Comment: EU budgets shape our future more than US elections

Since November 3 we have been looking west towards the political drama in the US, but this week’s developments in Europe will have greater practical consequences for us.

Pierre Larrouturou is a Frenchman who is reported to have gone on hunger strike just over a fortnight ago in an attempt to force the European Union to include taxes on financial transactions in its multiannual budget. Larrouturou is a long-standing member of the European Parliament...

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