The World’s Happiest People Already Have A Green New Deal, And They Love It

By George Lakey, Wagingnonviolence.org -

According to the latest report from the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Solutions Network, the Nordics are once again in the top tier of the World’s Happiest People. This year’s report, [...]

Goldman Sachs’s European Headquarters Targeted By Climate-Change Activists

By Staff, Reuters.com -

LONDON (Reuters) - Environmental activists held a protest outside Goldman Sachs’s European headquarters in London on Thursday in attempt to underline what they say is the role the finance [...]

‘The Time For Excuses Is Over’: Extinction Rebellion Protests Shut Down European Cities

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams.org -

"One day I want to have kids. But I don't think I can. I don't see a future that's livable at the moment." Activists across Europe blocked off major streets and public areas Monday as they called [...]

Libya’s Incoming Strongman Haftar Will Send The Oil Out To Europe – And Keep Its Migrants In

By Vijay Prashad, Globetrotter -

You can well imagine the tension when Libya’s beleaguered Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj met with the UN envoy Ghassan Salamé in his office in Tripoli on Monday morning. Not far away, in the [...]

Extinction Rebellion Protesters Strip Off For ‘Cheeky Intervention’ In House Of Commons

By Patrick Grafton-Green, Standard.co.uk -

MPs were seen taking a glance up at the protest and Speaker John Bercow maintained that the debate on the second stage of the Brexit alternatives would proceed despite the distraction. Tory Nick [...]

Europe Confronts A Cliff

By Conn Hallinan, Counterpunch.org -

As the campaigns for the European Parliament get underway, some of the traditional lines that formerly divided left, right, and center are shifting, making it harder to easily categorize [...]

Momentum For A Europe Of The Many

By Mario Candeias & Johanna Bussemer, Rosalux.eu -

Since the beginning of the great crisis ten years ago the political landscape is been revolved. Due to the given new authoritarianism of the ruling classes it is not that much surprising that [...]

The Benefit Of The Commons: Strategies For A Brighter Future

By Staff, Islesoftheleft.org -

Commons is about sharing resources, collaborating and making decisions together without a top-down dictate. There is a variety of definitions which delve into what and how should be shared. [...]

Venezuela Expels Euro Deputies Amid Reports Of Talks With Washington

By Paul Dobson, Venezuelanalysis.com -

Merida, February 18, 2019 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuelan authorities have expelled six deputies of the European Parliament (EP) this Sunday after denying them entrance to the country. The [...]

European Chains Spur Further Grocery Consolidation, Squeezing Farmers, Workers, And Independent Businesses

By Claire Kelloway, Foodandpower.net -

European grocery chains are driving a new round of concentration in American food retail, as they race to buy up independent grocers or drive them out of business. In the most recent deal, Stop & [...]

People Power: 160,000 European Protesters Demand Action On Climate Crisis

By Staff, Commondreams.org -

At least 80,000 people marched in a cold rain in Brussels Sunday in another massive protest demanding that the European Union take urgent and far-reaching action to address the world's climate [...]

Pigs, From Crisis To Self-Organisation

By Tiago Mota Saraiva, Cooperativecity.org -

In his brilliant book about the history of Latin America – “Las Venas Abiertas de América Latina”, (The Open Veins of South America) originally published in 1971 – Eduardo Galeano (1940-2015) [...]

Tsipras Has Betrayed The Greek People

By John Kiriakou, Consortiumnews.com -

The prime minister who lost his bluff with international creditors in 2015 is now striking another radical pose by giving holidays to assassins. The Greek word “syriza” means radical or from the [...]

Reaction To Euro-Military Shows Real Purpose Of NATO Is US Domination

By Staff, Strategic Culture -

This gets to the heart of the matter about the real purpose of NATO and presence of tens of thousands of US troops stationed in bases across Europe since 1945. American military presence in [...]

EU Responds To US Midterm Elections With Calls For Military Build-Up

Europe’s political and media establishment is responding to the 2018 US midterm elections with calls for a military build-up to confront Washington and for legitimizing far-right politics. It is [...]