Saturday, December 3, 2022

Tag: European Union

The US is ‘out of step’ on primate research with the...

While the European Union votes to phase out animal research, the United States wants more.

‘Dark day for everyone who believes in justice’: UK Tories defeat...

The British Conservative Party has won a decisive majority in Thursday’s general election paving the way for Britain’s exit from the European Union by Jan. 31.

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.

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Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Putting ‘profits over people’, Senate rejects paid sick leave for rail workers

Forty-two Republicans—and serial Democratic obstructionist Joe Manchin of West Virginia—voted down Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-N.Y.) proposal to include seven paid sick days in the tentative contract.
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Oath Keepers founder guilty of seditious conspiracy for plotting to violently overthrow US gov’t

The case marks the first time in nearly three decades that a federal jury has convicted defendants of seditious conspiracy.
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The Fed’s inflation mistake continues

Most of the pain is borne by people who are already struggling to keep up with rising prices: lower-wage workers and the poor.