Saturday, April 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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‘Nightmare scenario that everyone predicted’: As millions struggle to meet basic needs, Trump organization...

“I’d be interested in knowing what help Trump and Jared are extending to their tenants as they ask for help themselves.”

What we need to understand about asymptomatic carriers if we’re going to beat coronavirus

ProPublica’s health reporter Caroline Chen explains what the conversation around asymptomatic coronavirus carriers is missing, and what we need to understand if we’re going to beat this nefarious virus together.

Why is Monsanto losing lawsuits over roundup?

Agrochemical corporation Monsanto created Roundup in the 1970s to help farmers more effectively kill the weeds that harmed their crops. Today, Roundup...

Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."