Portugal’s Wildfires A Result Of Timber Industry

By Campaign to Stop GE Trees, www.stopgetrees.org -

By the Campaign to Stop Genetically-Engineered Trees. Wildfires in Portugal have been called “the worst such disaster in recent history.” Dozens of people burnt to death in their cars while [...]

Portugal Announces World’s First Nationwide Participatory Budgeting Project

By Cat Johnson, www.shareable.net -

By Cat Johnson for Shareable - Participatory budgeting is becoming increasingly popular, with more than 1,500 programs worldwide. The concept is simple: People submit ideas for what government [...]

Portugal 15 Years Of Drug Decriminalization

By Will Godfrey, theinfluence.org -

By Will Godfrey for The Influence. “Will decriminalization solve the drug scourge?” wonders a Washington Post column today. It’s a question being widely asked in the wake of a major report [...]

A Message Of Hope For The New Year

By Jack Balkwill for Dissident Voice. There have been many victories and we need to celebrate them. Among the victories was stopping the northern portion of the KXL pipeline, various new laws [...]

Portugal’s government ousted by anti-austerity alliance

By Staff, www.aljazeera.com -

By Staff of Aljazeera - Portugal's centre-right government has been forced to resign after an alliance of leftist politicians rejected its policy proposals, paving the way for a socialist-led [...]

Portuguese Elections: Shift To The Left – Crisis Of The Establishment

By Rui Barbosa and Arturo Rodríguez, www.marxist.com -

By Rui Barbosa and Arturo Rodríguez for In Defense Of Marxism - Portuguese politics have become very interesting in recent weeks. The parliamentary elections of October 4th saw a shift to the [...]

Portugal As A Model For A New Socialism?

By Leila Dregger, www.terranovavoice.tamera.org -

Lisbon, December 1960. In a bar two students clink their glasses to freedom – “A Liberdade!” They are spied on, denounced and finally sentenced to seven years in prison. Under the Portuguese [...]

Portugal: Anti-Austerity Protesters Occupy Government Ministries

By Staff, www.euronews.com -

As parliament passed the 2014 budget on Tuesday, paving the way for more cuts, austerity-weary trade unionists occupied four government ministries for several hours in protest. Public sector [...]