Europe

US-Europe Alliance Will Outlast Trump, No Matter What He Does

US-Europe Alliance Will Outlast Trump, No Matter What He Does

September 14, 2018

Trump’s erratic behavior towards allies is causing pundits in the US and abroad to worry about the future of the Transatlantic Alliance between the US and Europe. The concern is misplaced, however, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot

Far-Right Gains in Swedish Election, Continuing European Trend

Far-Right Gains in Swedish Election, Continuing European Trend

September 11, 2018

The far-right and anti-immigrant party, Swedish Democrats, increase their share of the vote from 13 to 18 percent, while neither of the two major party alliances, of the center-left and of the center-right has enough votes to form a government on its own. We analyze the result with Ali Esbati, an Iranian-Swedish member of parliament

Roger Waters on Lionel Messi, Lana Del Rey and the BDS Movement

September 5, 2018

Pink Floyd Co-Founder Roger Waters called on Ms Lana Del Rey to “do the right thing.” Coincidentally, she did. Waters says such victories by the BDS Movement have the potential to be a game-changer

How Bannon Bought Brexit

September 2, 2018

Journalist and author Peter Jukes talks Cambridge Analytica, Hybrid Warfare, Brexit, Trump, Tax Havens, and Russia

Koch Brothers-Backed Conservative Archbishop Attacks Pope and “Homosexuals in the Church”

August 31, 2018

On the heels of the sexual abuse disclosures conservative Archbishop accuses Pope of hiding sexual abuse and attacks “homosexual underground” in the Church. He is backed by the Koch brothers and other right wing Catholics

Greece Exits its Bailout but Remains Shackled by Debt and Austerity

August 23, 2018

Former Greek MP Costas Lapavitsas says Greece has been reduced to a ‘weak and marginal Balkan economy’

The Anti-Semitism Campaign Against Corbyn Leaves out Palestinians

August 22, 2018

Palestinian scholar Ghada Karmi explains that in defending himself from accusations of anti-Semitism, both Jeremy Corbyn – the head of the British Labour Party – and the opposition to him are reneging on their responsibility towards Palestinians

Genoa Bridge Disaster Plays Into Hands of Italy’s Far-Right

August 15, 2018

The death toll from a bridge collapse in the Italian city of Genoa has reached at least thirty-nine. The tragedy has ignited national frustration with crumbling infrastructure and economic austerity — and it’s Italy’s far-right that has taken most advantage. We speak to Steve Hellman, professor emeritus at York University.

German Police Attack a Jewish Professor, and Blame it on “a Palestinian”

August 15, 2018

Prof. Yitzhak Melamed was the victim of a hate crime in Bonn, perpetrated by those whose duty is to protect him

US Policy Toward Global Internet Governance Is Misguided Says Richard Hill

August 13, 2018
Richard Hill recounts the US led large scale commercial implementation of the Internet based on ARPANET technology where a key public interest prerequisite, security, was missing to the present where vital public interest preconditions are missing in US e-commerce policy initiatives proposing free flow of data across national borders