Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Tag: European Union

‘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.

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

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

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Comparing poverty in India and America

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Bernie groups break free of Dems: New party rising?

The beauty of the foregoing strategy is that it seeks a viable new party through a graduated series of accomplishable, grassroots-based electoral successes.

‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

Disease-denying propaganda spews a pandemic of pandemonium!

We'll judge Trump Medieval Madness as we do other historic low points, like McCarthyism, interning the Japanese or 250 years of slavery plus a century of Jim Crow brutality.

On Medicare and Medicaid’s 55th birthday, let’s expand benefits—not cut them

That includes improving Medicare and Medicaid, and expanding them to cover everyone in America.