Trump’s Withdrawal From Iran Nuclear Deal Gives Europe A Choice: Become Vassals Or Be Independent

By Finian Cunningham, Informationclearinghouse.info -

May 13, 2018 "Information Clearing House" -  Donald Trump’s trashing of the Iran nuclear deal this week was not just an attack on Iranian sovereign interests. The US president was also poking [...]

Armenia Opposition Leader Demands Snap Election After PM Resigns

By Staff, Aljazeera.com -

Armenia's opposition leader has demanded a snap parliamentary election in the wake of former Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan's resignation over widespread anti-government demonstrations. Nikol [...]

Crisis Of Social Democracy: From Norway To Europe

By Asbjørn Wahl, Socialistproject.ca -

The crisis of social democracy is being debated throughout Europe. Several of the historically strong labour parties have almost been wiped out in elections while others seem unable to recover [...]

The Army Of The EU

By Will Podmore, Counterpunch.org -

The current president of the European Commission wants it. So did his predecessors. And now the whole EU is taking steps towards the creation of a unified European military, along with unified [...]

Weedkiller Vote Poisons European Politics

By Simon Marks and Giulia Paravicini, politico.eu -

By Simon Marks and Giulia Paravicini for Politico - An EU vote approving the use of a controversial weedkiller for another five years triggered an immediate backlash from Paris and Rome, and is [...]

“Towards A Second Forum For Left, Green And Progressive Forces”

By Staff, transform-network.net -

By Staff of Transform! Europe - The aim was to focus on the progressive alternatives to the authoritarian, patriarchal, and anti-social policies of many European governments and European Union, [...]

UK Panel To Rule On FOIA Requests In Assange Case

By Staff, couragefound.org -

By Staff of Courage Found - Seven years since the issue of an European Arrest Warrant against Julian Assange, and five since Ecuador granted him political asylum, a freedom of information case in [...]

European Parliament Resoundingly Votes To End Glyphosate Use

By Staff, www.greenpeace.org -

By Staff of Greenpeace - From 16 December 2022, all remaining uses should be ruled out. This is an important shift in the Parliament's position. While today's vote is for a ban, in 2016 the [...]

Native American Women Going After Europe’s Banks To Divest From Oil

By Shannan Stoll, www.nationofchange.org -

By Shannan Stoll for The Nation - Last December, calls to defund the Dakota Access pipeline and “Stand with Standing Rock” led individuals to divest millions of dollars from banks extending [...]

Portuguese Children To Sue European Govs Over Climate Change

By Staff, www.heraldscotland.com -

By Staff of The Herald - Seven children are to sue European governments in a landmark lawsuit over the impact that climate change is having on their lives. The Portuguese youngsters, some from [...]

Monsanto Banned From Lobbying European Parliament

By Whitney Webb, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Whitney Webb for Mint Press News - Monsanto, accustomed to lobbying its way to favorable treatment by governments the world over, pushed the EU Parliament too far. Banning lobbyists is a rare [...]

In Europe, Hate Speech Laws Used To Suppress Left-Wing Viewpoints

By Glenn Greenwald, www.theintercept.com -

By Glenn Greenwald for The Intercept - TERRORIST ATTACKS, and the emotions they spawn, almost always prompt calls for fundamental legal rights to be curtailed in the name of preventing future [...]

America Declares Economic War Against Europe

By Eric Zuesse, www.globalresearch.ca -

By Eric Zuesse for Global Research - Russia is the largest energy-supplier to the world’s largest energy-market, which is the European Union (EU). The biggest proportion of that trade is in [...]

European Cities Are Reclaiming Public Services From The Private Sector

By Alexis Chemblette, www.impact.vice.com -

By Alexis Chemblette for VIce - In the '80s a neoliberal tide swept across the West with the idea that welfares states had become too expensive and that privatizing public goods was better for [...]

The End Of Globalisation

By Stuart Jeanne Bramhall, www.dissidentvoice.org -

By Stuart Jeanne Bramhall for Dissident Voice - In From Global to Local: The Making of Things and the End of Globalisation, Finbarr Livesey challenges the common neoliberal claim that [...]