Standing up for European values

EuropeNews 5 February 2012

Back in May 27th 2006, the now-defunct movement ”Voice for Europe” held a demonstration in Klosterneuburg, Wien, Austria, standing for European values and against reckless expansion of the European Union. The demonstration was held at an inofficial meeting for the EU foreign ministers, originally meant to revive the Constitution Treaty recently killed off by referenda in France and Netherlands. Læs resten

Tobinskat: Den forkerte løsning på det forkerte problem

Tobinskatten er endnu et kikset forsøg på at løse tidens problemer… Det vil jeg uddybe, men først det vigtige:

Færre og mindre skatter, tak!

Om det er den ene eller den anden skat betyder egentlig ikke så meget.

Med det vigtiste overstået, tilbage til kritik af algoritmehandler, Tobinskat og den slags. Det er egentlig som bølger på havet – for at forstå dem må man forstå det hav, de findes på: Læs resten

No Tolerance for Intolerance

EuropeNews 28 November 2011

EuropeNews has now reached 50.000 posts, marking more than four years of uninterrupted service in basically the same form as we started

The fundamental aim of EuropeNews remains the same as well, namely providing a compact overview of news that matter. Also unchanged is our slogan:

“No Tolerance for Intolerance – No Apology for Being Free”. Læs resten

OSCE Vienna: When good intentions go bad

EuropeNews 11 November 2011

Henrik Ræder Clausen from EuropeNews represented the International Civil Liberties Alliance (ICLA) in Vienna at the first day of the OSCE’s Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Prevention of Racism, Xenophobia and Hate Crimes Through Educational Awareness Raising Initiatives.

The paper below (pdf) was officially presented and registered for ICLA at the meeting. Læs resten

Video: Resisting Political Islam

Gates of Vienna 3 November 2011

In the video below from last summer, Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff is interviewed for Bürgerbewegung Pax Europa (Citizens’ Movement Pax Europa, BPE), the organization she represents when she attends meetings of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. In it she talks about her OSCE work, and the “hate speech” case against her in Austria. Læs resten

Blogging the Islamist infiltration of OSCE

Tundra Tabloids 28 October 2011

Note: The liveblogging is now complete, no further updates.

Under the headline Confronting Intolerance and Discrimination Against Muslims in Public Discourse, OIC and other Islamist groups are trying to leverage the OSCE to gain protection against criticism of Islam and the acts of Islamist movements. Our reporter ESW is on the spot analyzing how this discrimination based on religion is to be brought about. Read on for strange assertions such as “Islamic anti-Semitism doesn’t exist”. Læs resten