On #Brexit Day, reflections on the debate ‘THE FUTURE OF THE EU’, Battle of Ideas

As the UK leaves the European Union on 31 January 2020, it is a good moment to reflect on the informative debate at the Battle of Ideas festival titled ‘The Future of the EU: the return of remain and reform?’.  This was held at the Barbican centre in London on 3 November 2019. This is … Continue reading

‘The strange death of Italian democracy’. After regional elections in Italy, my thoughts published by @spikedonline

Following elections on Sunday 26 January 2020, this article was published on 28 January 2020. It can be read by clicking on the link below: The strange death of Italian democracy The text of the article is also here: The strange death of Italian democracy The loser of the last national election is now the … Continue reading

"The year the EU took over Italy". My reflections on 2019 published by @spikedonline

This article was published by Spiked-Online on 29 December 2019. It can be read by clicking on the link below: The year the EU took over Italy This is the text of the article: The year the EU took over Italy The economy, immigration and the make-up of the cabinet are all conditional on Brussels’ … Continue reading

"Borders and Divisions. Immigration to Europe." New book published in Germany including my chapter on Italy and the EU

This book was published in December 2019 in German titled “Grenzen Spaltungen. Immigration nach Europa”. It was edited by Sabine Beppler-Spahl and includes chapters by twelve contributors. It can be ordered on Amazon by clicking on the link below: https://www.amazon.de/Grenzen-Spaltungen-Immigration-nach-Europa/dp/3944610652/ref=sr_1_2?__mk_de_DE=%C3%85M%C3%85%C5%BD%C3%95%C3%91&keywords=Beppler-Spahl+Immigration&qid=1576950868&sr=8-2 Below is an initial English translation of my chapter if you cannot read in German: … Continue reading

“Italy’s undemocratic government.” As the new government faces confidence votes, my article published by @spikedonline.

A new government was sworn in on 5 September and faces confidence votes in both houses of parliament on 9 and 10 September. If these votes uphold the government, a Eurosceptic government will be replaced by a pro-EU government without an election. You can read the article by clicking on the link below: Italy’s undemocratic … Continue reading

“EU drones watch as migrants drown.” My article about how migrants are left to drown and imprisoned. Published by @spikedonline.

The article in the link below was published by Spiked+Online on 14 August 2019; EU drones watch as migrants drown This is the text of the article: EU drones watch as migrants drown Brussels stands accused of ‘crimes against humanity’ for its brutal treatment of migrants. Dominic Standish. A boat carrying 48 migrants, including three … Continue reading

‘The EU’s war on African Migrants’. My article on how the EU and Italy are targetting migrants and their rescuers published by @spikedonline

‘The EU’s war on African Migrants’ was published by Spiked-Online on World Refugee Day, 19 June 2019. This can be read read by clicking on the link below; ‘The EU’s war on African Migrants’ This is the text of the article and I welcome any comments; The EU’s war on African migrants Everyone’s outraged by … Continue reading

‘Mini-BOTs: the next EU-Italy standoff?’ My article published by @spikedonline

On 12 June 2019, Spiked-online published my article ‘Mini-BOTs: the next EU-Italy standoff?’, which can be read by clicking on the link below: Mini-BOTs: the next EU-Italy standoff? This is the text of the article and I welcome any comments: Mini-BOTs: the next EU-Italy standoff? Dominic Standish There are fears Italy’s latest proposal could start … Continue reading

Salvini’s success and the crisis of the EU; article by me published by @spikedonline

Following the election for the EU Parliament in Italy on 26 May 2019, the article in the link below was published by Spiked-online on 30 May 2019; Salvini’s success and the crisis of the EU This is the text of the article and feel free to comment, thanks; Salvini’s success and the crisis of the … Continue reading

Italy and China agreement for Belt and Road rattles the EU. My article on this published by @spiked-online

This deal has important potential for both countries. So why has it been criticised by so many Western leaders? All is revealed if you click on the link below: Why Italy’s potential deal with China terrifies the EU Alternatively, here is the text of the article: Why Italy’s potential deal with China terrifies the EU … Continue reading

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