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 [...]

Europe Says ‘Go Home’ in Every Language To Migrants

By Ramona Wadi, Mintpress News -

The EU chose to uphold a punitive stance against migrants, many of whom hail from sub-Saharan Africa and are fleeing the long-term consequences of war, poverty and plunder. Libya, which has [...]

EU Anti-Torture Ruling Shows Need For UK Public Inquiry

By Reprieve.org, Popular Resistance -

WASHINGTON - In a significant anti-torture ruling, the European Court Of Human Rights has held that Lithuania and Romania violated the rights of Abu Zubaydah and Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri by [...]

EU Unveils Plans To Block Donald Trump’s Sanctions Against Iran

By Jon Stone Brussels, Independent.co.uk -

Leaders approve 'blocking clause' to protect European companies. Brussels has unveiled details of measures that would block American sanctions against European companies trying to do business [...]