Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: France

France’s plan for solar panels on all car parks is just...

Creating a more diverse energy supply, much of which is directly connected to the very cars or homes consuming that power, makes a lot of sense.

From France, an unexpected call for a ceiling on CEO pay

Our modern societies, top French politicos fear, just might ‘explode’ without one.

Two European elections show that rightwing populism is still a force

Le Pen’s first round win, her second in two elections, and Orban’s 4th in Hungary show that rightwing populism remains a potent force in European politics.

France to ban shredding and gassing of male chicks

This initiative comes after years of push back by animal welfare groups and the measure will be pushed to be adopted at a European level.

France moves to ban short-haul flights

This is not the first time that climate measures and aviation bailouts have coincided in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Campaigners claim ‘historic win’ as France found guilty of climate inaction

Today the Paris administrative court concluded France has failed to do enough to meet its own commitments on the climate crisis and is legally responsible for the ensuing ecological damage.

French women march for equal rights in solidarity with women around...

Thousands of women peacefully marched in solidarity with women of the world on International Women’s Day.

French activists and lawmakers fight to ban Black Friday

French politicians and activists say prohibiting Black Friday would help prevent waste and overconsumption.

France upstages Trump at G7 by inviting Iran to salvage nuclear...

Trump breached the Iran deal in 2017, slapped severe sanctions on Iran and then went around the world strong-arming countries not to buy Iran’s petroleum.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.