Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: EU

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.

EU bans neonicotinoid insecticides everywhere except greenhouses

The risk neonicotinoid insecticides poses on both honeybees and wild bees as well as concerns for food production and the environment brought the EU to its announcement on Friday.

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