Two Thirds Of Online Posts From Fossil Fuel Companies ‘Greenwashing’

By Rachel Sherrington, DeSmog Blog. -

One expert called it a “systematic deceptive marketing campaign designed to interfere with the solution that is necessary to respond to the climate emergency: stopping fossil fuel [...]

EU Mission Evaluates Venezuela Electoral Team

By Paul Dobson, Venezuelanalysis. -

The European Union (EU) has sent an “exploratory mission” to Venezuela to assess social and political conditions in the country. The 15-day mission is similarly charged with judging electoral [...]

Hijacking The Recovery Through Hydrogen

By Fossil Free Politics. -

EU Covid-19 recovery funds are supposed to drive the ‘green transition’ and move us beyond fossil fuels – but industry lobbying at both national and EU level has ensured oil and gas firms and [...]

It Is Time To End Illegal Pushbacks And Abolish Frontex

By Mark Akkerman, ROAR Magazine. -

The European Union’s border regime has been rapidly expanding in the past years, especially since the so-called “refugee crisis” of 2015, which put migration at the top of the European political [...]

The ‘Zapatista Invasion’ Has Begun!

By Jérôme Baschet, ROAR Magazine. -

It was a genuine surprise when the Zapatistas published their communiqué “A Mountain on the High Seas” on October 5, 2020, announcing a tour of the EZLN (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación [...]

Protecting The OPCW Against Transparency

By Vanessa Beeley, The Wall Will Fall. -

On the 15th April 2021 an extraordinary event took place in the European Parliament, in Brussels. An Ireland South MEP, Mick Wallace, expressed concerns over the Organisation for the Prohibition [...]

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 [...]