Steven Barrett

How Germany’s law-breaking undermined the EU

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Well over a year ago I wrote about how Germany had broken both the EU treaty and so international law, when its constitutional court ruled against the ECB’s bond-buying programme during the pandemic. Germany remains in breach of that law and has not been punished by the EU. The breach is, I think, simple to understand: 27 members sign up to a club and agree to be bound by its rules.

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