Monday, May 20, 2024

Tag: France

France leads global charge for reproductive rights by anchoring abortion in...

In a landmark move, France becomes the first nation to constitutionally guarantee abortion rights, setting a precedent amidst global reproductive rights rollbacks.

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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16 Democrats join GOP to pass controversial Israel Security Assistance Support Act

In a surprising bipartisan move, 16 Democrats break ranks to support a GOP-led bill compelling U.S. military aid to Israel, despite President Biden’s veto threat and significant human rights concerns.

Trump’s alleged $1 billion campaign deal with Big Oil: $110 billion windfall revealed

An investigation into Donald Trump’s alleged quid pro quo offer to oil executives uncovers potential tax savings of $110 billion, raising serious ethical, legal, and environmental concerns.

Trump’s alleged $1 billion oil deal exposed: Media blackout raises alarms

A stunning quid pro quo promise to Big Oil executives by former President Donald Trump receives scant coverage, raising questions about media integrity and democratic accountability.

Florida bans sale and distribution of lab-grown meat throughout state

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis passed a ban on lab-grown meat with similar initiatives being considered in Arizona, Alabama and Tennessee.

Biden administration moves to reclassify marijuana: A major shift in US drug policy

President Biden’s Department of Justice takes historic steps to reclassify marijuana, aiming to end a ‘failed approach’ and recognize its medical benefits, sparking mixed reactions from lawmakers and advocates.