Goodbye Dollar. It Was Nice Knowing You

By Philip Giraldi, Strategic Culture. -

Over the past two years, the White House has initiated trade disputes, insulted allies and enemies alike, and withdrawn from or refused to ratify multinational treaties and agreements. It has [...]

Theresa May Was A Bad PM, But Her Resignation Will Do Nothing To Arrest Britain’s Long-Term Decline

By Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch.org -

There is a story about an enthusiastic American who took a phlegmatic English friend to see the Niagara Falls. “Isn’t that amazing?” exclaimed the American. “Look at that vast mass of water [...]

Europe: Greens Surge, Older Parties Erode, Far Right Also Gains

By Scott Tucker, Popular Resistance -

Green parties made stunning gains in the European Elections, due to the strength of many younger voters, the grass roots insurgency of ecological school strikes and marches, and the tenacity of [...]

Defense Of European Empires Was Original NATO Goal

By Yves Engler, YvesEngler.com. -

From the outset Canadian officials had an incredibly expansive definition of NATO’s supposed defensive character, which says an “attack against one ally is considered as an attack against all [...]

Protests Across Europe Highlight Rifts Over Copyright Bill

By Deutsche Welle. -

European Union - Tens of thousands of people across Europe staged protests on Saturday against the European Union's planned copyright reform bill. In Germany alone, 40 rallies took place, [...]

Exxon Could Be Next US Corporation To Face EU Lobby Ban

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams. -

ExxonMobil could soon join Monsanto as one of the only two companies not allowed to lobby European Union lawmakers. The oil giant, one of the world's largest energy companies, was a no-show at [...]

European Court Of Justice Orders EU Regulators To Publicly Release Secret Industry Glyphosate Studies

By Staff, Sustainablepulse.com -

Glyphosate is a chemical product used in pesticides which are plant protection products and is one of the most widely used herbicides in the EU. Glyphosate was included on the list of active [...]

Venezuela: EU Spurns Violent Intervention For Peaceful Solution

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

"It is very clear: we must avoid military intervention," said Maja Kocijancic, spokeswoman for foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini. The European Union is urging the world to abandon a [...]

Confronting The U.S./EU/NATO Axis Of Domination

By Ajamu Baraka, Blackagendareport.com -

The hypocrisy and confusion on the issue of race and white supremacy revealed itself once again in the United States with a governor dressed in blackface and a decision by the Trump [...]

“The Resistance” And The Gilets Jaunes

By Max Parry, Off Guardian. -

In less than two months, the yellow vests (“gilets jaunes”) movement in France has reshaped the political landscape in Europe. For a seventh straight week, demonstrations continued across the [...]

EU Pushing For Euro To Challenge Dollar’s Role

The European Commission is expected to publish a blueprint to promote a “stronger international role” for the euro in the face of policies pursued by the Trump administration, it was reported on [...]

A Good Step Forward But Not Enough, Say Climate Campaigners Of EU’s Proposal To Go Climate Neutral By 2050

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams.org -

Climate campaigners welcomed what they saw as a "step forward" and "glimmer of hope" following the European Commission's announcement Wednesday that it had set a goal of 2050 to get to net zero [...]

The EU’s Link Tax Will Kill Open Access And Creative Commons News

By Cory Doctorow, Eff.org -

All this month, the European Union's "trilogue" is meeting behind closed doors to hammer out the final wording of the new Copyright Directive, a once-noncontroversial regulation that became a [...]

The EU Needs A Stability And Wellbeing Pact, Not More Growth

By Staff, Theguardian.com -

This week, scientists, politicians, and policymakers are gathering in Brussels for a landmark conference. The aim of this event, organised by members of the European parliament from five [...]

The EU’s Looming Internet Catastrophe

By Cory Doctorow, Activist Post. -

In exactly one week, the European Parliament will hold a crucial debate and vote on a proposal so terrible, it can only be called an extinction-level event for the Internet as we know it. At [...]