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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.

Bayer, Monsanto merger gets green light from the DOJ

A proposed merger between Bayer AG and Monsanto passed a United States regulatory hurdle despite opposition from various food and farm groups.

European Commission gives green light to Bayer-Monsanto merger

"The coming together of these two is a marriage made in hell – bad for farmers, bad for consumers, and bad for our countryside."

Investigation reveals EU exported animals are being abused and kept in...

The animals are kicked, thrown and beaten before being slaughtered.

VIDEO: 'Everybody Is a Suspect:' European Rights Chief on Edward Snowden's...

In a new campaign to establish global privacy standards, Edward Snowden along with others proposed the International Treaty on the Right to Privacy, Protection Against Improper Surveillance and Protection of Whistleblowers. Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe’s commissioner for human rights, discusses the treaty.

Destructive Austerity: Poverty and Social Hardship in the UK

While the Oxfam states “the economic, ethical and financial argument for change could not be stronger,” the U.K. needs more than a policy change to fix its "divisive materialistic values." The country needs more humane values that unites people and engenders trust.

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4 ways the media does a disservice to sexual assault survivors

People who work in the media have a tremendous responsibility to report the facts without letting unnecessary information taint them.

One-stop fix to the election rejection scam: Demand candidates must accept the ...

If we don’t stop this scourge of election rejection, then the future (and innate rights) of citizen voting are bleak

The Ukraine war’s collateral damage

Is the health of an overheating world at stake?

In politics, money will always talk. Unless…

In an unequal society, a society dominated by concentrated wealth, democracy will always be “damnably difficult.”

Bill Baird’s battle for legalized abortion and Roe v. Wade

"This is a religious war,” says Baird of the intense push to make abortion illegal.“