Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tag: EU

Germany to ban glyphosate by 2023

“What harms insects also harms people.”

Green Party wins record support in EU elections as youth-led climate...

The next president of the European Commission will likely be Bas Eickhout of the Dutch Green Party.

Russia and the future of Europe

With EU elections approaching, the Kremlin has backed some of the most noxious reactionaries now operating on the world scene.

’40 years of Plots, lies, intimidation and chaos?’ The British right...

“Remainers believe U.K. prosperity depends on its location, Brexiters believe U.K. prosperity depends on its character.”

Deal or no deal: Britain’s fearful future

But provided Britons change their minds in a second referendum, the EU should welcome the U.K. back into the fold.

EU approval of glyphosate based on review that plagiarized Monsanto studies

"Just as tobacco companies can no longer talk about the health benefits of smoking, the chemical industry shouldn't be able to write its own authorization for its own potentially harmful products."

EU to ban common single-use plastics to address environment and marine...

"Europe now has a legislative model to defend and promote at international level, given the global nature of the issue of marine pollution involving plastics."

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 16, 2018

12 Russian intelligence officers indicted for election interference, the royal family snubs Trump, 28 civilians killed by U.S.-led bombing in Syria, and more.

Imperial president or emperor with no clothes?

Could Donald Trump’s trade wars lead to a Great Depression?

EU moves to ban 10 most harmful single-use plastics

The directive was praised by environmental organizations.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

U.S. churches are using donations to pay off millions of dollars in medical debt...

These churches have partnered with an amazing non-profit to put a dent in the outrageous amount Americans owe in past due medical bills.

Pete Buttigieg is a sharp corporate tool

The mayor continues to falsely characterize Medicare for All -- no matter how much confusion and disinformation he creates along the way.

Bernie urges FDA to swiftly resolve drug recall

"We also believe that FDA’s responsibility to American patients includes a responsibility to be transparent when possible, a commitment that has not been fulfilled in this case.”

Trump’s border wall is a multi-billion dollar corporate handout

The militarisation of the US border has led to an increase in migrant deaths and a windfall for the security industry.