Europe: A Backlash Is Growing Over Incinerating Garbage

By Beth Gardiner, Yale 360. -

For decades, Europe has poured millions of tons of its trash into incinerators each year, often under the green-sounding label “waste to energy.” Now, concerns about incineration’s outsized [...]

ALBA Countries Reject Interventionist EU Agenda In Venezuela

By Telesur English. -

The countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-People's Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) have "energetically" rejected the latest sanctions approved by the European Union (EU) [...]

The EU Avoids Treating Guaido As ‘President’ Of Venezuela

By Telesur English. -

The European Union avoided referring to the opposition politician Juan Guaido as Venezuela's "acting president" once the mandate of the National Assembly over which he presided expired on [...]

Israel’s Genocide In Gaza Goes Uninterrupted

By Miko Peled, Mintpress News. -

A report published by the United Nations in 2018 stated that by the year 2020 the Gaza Strip would be uninhabitable. It said specifically that, “the United Nations has stated that Gaza may well [...]

How The Far Right Took Over The Mainstream

By James Downes, Open Democracy. -

In European politics, extensive statistical research has demonstrated that male working class voters tend to hold a much stronger propensity to vote for far-right political parties. While we need [...]

US’ Anti-China Call To Arms Has Not Won Over All Of Europe

By Jiang Feng, South China Morning Post. -

There has also been a notable shift in German views about China. On August 17, Der Tagesspiegel published a column titled, “The West has to prove that it offers the better life”, which emphasized [...]

Community Land Trust Builds Social Housing

By Brittany Ebeling, GEO Coop. -

European communities are adapting the U.S. model of the community land trust to mitigate the housing affordability crisis. While trusts in the U.S. stemmed from the civil rights movement with the [...]

The Gilets Jaunes And The Invention Of The Future

By Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval, ROAR Magazine. -

The revolt of the Gilets Jaunes has been interpreted and analyzed many times in many, sometimes completely opposing, ways. It has been largely viewed, by the right, especially, and most of the [...]

US State Propaganda Outlets Censor Black Lives Matter Protests

By Yasha Levine, Immigrants as a Weapon -

With a budget that hovers around $100 million, RFE/RL broadcasts to something like to 22 countries in 26 languages. And the same censorship regime extends to just about every RFE/RL language [...]

Four Scenarios For Europe’s Future After The Crisis

By Philippe Pochet, Social Europe. -

It’s now clear the Covid-19 pandemic will have major, long-term consequences. In the European Union, the very foundations of European integration are being questioned. The EU is defined by its [...]

France And Germany Join 10 EU Countries In Call For Green Recovery

By Frédéric Simon, Euractiv.com. -

Paris and Berlin have added their names to a growing list of EU capitals asking for the European Green Deal to be placed at the heart of the EU’s post-pandemic recovery plan. The Green Deal [...]

Europe Sends Medical Aid To Iran Using Sanctions Workaround

By Al-Monitor. -

In the first transaction of its kind, France, Germany and Britain have sent medical goods to Iran under a trade mechanism set up to bypass US sanctions against Tehran. In January 2019, the [...]

Report On 6th European Left Congress: ‘Reset Europe Go Left’

By European-Left.org. -

From December 13 to 15, 2019 members of the European Left held their sixth Congress in Malaga, Spain. The European Left describes itself as: "The Party of the European Left is a political [...]

In And Against The European Union?

By Hilary Wainwright, Transnational Institute. -

The government of the Portuguese Socialist Party supported and pressured by an alliance with the Communist Party and the Left Bloc have shown that it is possible to implement an effective [...]