Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Tag: Europe

The U.S. is a world outlier on abortion restrictions

The recent overturning of Roe v. Wade is part of a pattern of American exceptionalism that harms people in both the U.S. and the rest of the world.

Russia, NATO, and the future of neutrality

Neither the formerly non-aligned of Europe nor the currently non-aligned of the Global South are interested in furthering Vladimir Putin’s imperial ambitions.

Ships are dumping oil up to 3,000x per year in Europe’s...

“Whether it is a lack of resources by relevant national authorities, or flaws in EMSA’s accountability system, bilge dumping remains an uncomfortable and toxic reality in our oceans.”

How nanoplastics enter the human body

If you regularly drink water from plastic bottles, you’re likely ingesting even more plastic than the average consumer.

US wants a new war or at least public fears of...

As US forces head to Europe and Asia, war risk grows.

Helsinki 2.0

The European security order has broken down. The conflict around Ukraine is a symptom of this larger problem.

Biden considering deploying thousands of troops to eastern Europe

U.S. President Joe Biden is reportedly weighing a Pentagon proposal to deploy thousands of American troops to the Baltics and Eastern Europe...

Eurasia’s ring of fire

Throughout 2021, Americans were absorbed in arguments over mask mandates, school closings, and the meaning of the January 6th attack on the...

Unlike the US, Europe is setting ambitious targets for producing more...

The U.S. isn't currently setting the bar high for growing its organic sector. Across the Atlantic, Europe has a much more focused, aggressive strategy.

European Green Deal: Step forward, backward, or sideways?

While Europe is ahead of much of the world in combining decarbonization with an equitable shift to clean energy, it's still not enough.

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When 3 men richer than 165 million people, Sanders says working class must ‘come...

Big-money special interests "want to divide us up," said the independent senator at a living wage rally in South Carolina, "and we are determined to bring working people together."

Trump’s repeat “birthright citizenship” babble: Dead wrong on the facts, the law and amendments

Trump’s latest scam again pushes the envelope to find new ways for this loser to lose again.

Could we actually end the CEO defense contractor gravy train?

FDR put the kibosh on military contractor windfalls during World War II. We could do the same.

Prayer helped me survive poverty, but I needed government help too

Our social safety net is flawed but vital. Let’s work together to protect it from political attacks.

‘Globally significant moment for ocean conservation’: Australia to phase out gill net fishing in...

“The removal of gillnets in net-free zones on the reef has already helped boost local fish populations. We want to see this happen right across the reef.”