Friday, August 23, 2019

Tag: European Union

The world is uniting for international law, against US empire

“We oppose the extraterritorial application of unilateral measures.“

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.

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.

Europe and the Middle East are both on the verge of...

From Catalonia to Kurdistan, long simmering regions are clamoring for their own states. But what good is being a state anymore?

European glyphosate safety report copy-pasted Monsanto study

"Whether this is a question of negligence or intent, it is completely unacceptable for government bodies to pass off industry analysis as their own."

VICTORY: Ireland bans fracking

Ireland joins France, Germany and Bulgaria in banning fracking onshore.

Europe’s view of Trump

Anti-Trump sentiment is even stronger in Europe than it is in the U.S.

How to reinvent the European left

Europeans want to upend politics as usual and the far right is still rising. If the left doesn’t come up with an unusual politics of its own, it will be upended as well.

Apple Ordered to Pay $14 Billion in Europe for Dodging Taxes

Both Apple and the Irish government have vowed to appeal the decision.

Brexit and the New Global Rebellion

The current order is unstable. The uprising has begun. But who will lead it?

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‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.
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The 5-Step CEO pay scam

Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in 2018. That’s after an increase of 5.2 million dollars per CEO over...

Back to thoughts and prayers: Donald Trump abandons support for enhanced background checks

"It's the people that pull the trigger, it's not the gun that pulls the trigger."

Fascism then and now

A new book  I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and...

California to build world’s largest bridge over a major freeway for wildlife

Hoping to prevent the extinction of mountain lions, coyotes, deer, lizards, snakes, and other species that require room to roam, Southern California...