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 [...]

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 [...]