»Organize a European referendum, and you’ll see that the Walloons are not alone«

Interview by Irish blog Communist Perspective  with Peter Mertens, chairman of Worker’s Party of Belgium (PTB) on the free trade agreement with Canada (Ceta) Peter Mertens: The European Union was already preparing to sign the free trade agreement with Canada with much fanfare. While this agreement would have far-reaching consequences for Europe, for its people and for the climate, the European establishment was not really planning to mince many words on the treaty. Until the government of the Walloon Region spoiled the party. A debate was held there, and immediately…

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