Housing Should Not Be A Luxury

By Katharina Hofmann De Moura, Consortium News. -

Unfortunately, access to private space has become increasingly unequal in Europe. This discrepancy has been exacerbated by the pandemic. A lockdown spent on a terrace or in the garden is not the [...]

Switzerland Adopts Draconian Police Law

By Marianne Arens, World Socialist Website. -

The new anti-terror law adopted by Switzerland last weekend is one of the harshest police laws in all of Europe. Its adoption in a referendum highlights the urgency of building a genuine workers’ [...]

The New-Look Shopping Mall That Doesn’t Sell Stuff

By Oliver Balch, Theguardian.com -

Four-year-old Joris Niekus hops excitedly in front of a wall-sized flatscreen as his dad loads up an interactive version of Roald Dahl’s BFG (known as GVR in Dutch). Seconds later, face beaming, [...]

U.S. Army Invades Virus Plagued Europe

By Bruce K. Gagnon, Space4peace.blogspot.com -

In the midst of a staggering virus epidemic that has shut much of Europe down, the insane and arrogant United States is presently sending 30,000 Army troops throughout Europe for war games. As [...]

Is It Really Possible To Go ‘Plastic Free’? This Town Is Showing The World How.

By Anna Turns, Huffpost.com -

PENZANCE, ENGLAND – As waves crash against the art deco wall of Jubilee Pool in the one of the country’s most westerly coastal towns, Sam Dean is talking about single-use plastics. Specifically, [...]

99.9 Percent Of US Citizens Unaware Of Largest US War Game In Europe In 25 Years

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. -

99.9 percent of citizens of the United States have no clue that the new “Cold War” against Russia is manifesting in the largest U.S. military war practice in Europe than in more than 25 [...]

Europe Fails To Keep Up On Solar Power

By Paul Brown, Climatenewsnetwork.net -

Once a world leader in the technology and manufacture of solar panels, Europe now lags far behind China and other Asian countries. It faces shortages of supplies and disruption to them, according [...]

Finland Is Now Being Run By Five Parties — All Led By Women, All But One Of Them Under 35

By Anne Kauranen, Reuters.com -

HELSINKI— Thirty-four-year-old Social Democrat Sanna Marin took office in Finland on Tuesday as the world’s youngest serving prime minister, heading a coalition with four other parties led by [...]

Solidarity Cities In Europe: A New Urban Policy Approach

By Staff, Roarmag.com -

Across Europe, urban solidarity movements are gaining momentum. Under the label of “Welcoming Cities,” “Cities of Refuge” or “Solidarity Cities,” civil society groups, local politicians and city [...]

Washington’s Unmasked Imperialism Towards Europe And Russia

By Staff, Strategic-culture.org -

Washington must think the rest of the world is as stupid as many of its own politicians are. Its passing into law – signed by President Trump this week – of sanctions to halt the Nord Stream-2 [...]

Cold War Redux? U.S. To Hold Largest Europe Exercises In 25 Years

By Robin Emmott, News.trust.org -

MONS, Belgium, Dec 10 (Reuters) - The United States will send 20,000 troops to Europe next April and May in its biggest military exercises on European soil since the Cold War to underscore [...]

NATO Bitterly Divided As London Summit Begins

By Alex Lantier, Wsws.org -

As heads of state of the NATO military alliance arrived yesterday in London for a two-day summit beginning today, 70 years after NATO’s foundation in the aftermath of World War II in 1949, the [...]

30 Years Later: Another View Of The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

By Victor Grossman, Portside.org -

The defeat of the GDR, despite its serious problems, did not mean that the system it was trying to develop, strengthen and improve – socialism – was proven false by its defeat. Berlin - Media [...]

Ukraine For Dummies

By Ray McGovern, Consortiumnews.com -

At Wednesday’s debut of the impeachment hearings there was one issue upon which both sides of the aisle seemed to agree, and it was a comic-book caricature of reality. House Intelligence [...]

Another Europe Is Possible

By Yanis Varoufakis, Greattransition.org -

I went into politics because of the financial crisis of 2008. Had financial capitalism not imploded, I would have happily continued my quite obscure academic work at some university. The chain [...]