Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne says he intends to promote the EU’s global leadership on climate change as he takes over the 6-month EU council presidency. He appears to be serious about responding to the demands of Europe’s young people, who’ve been calling for action in Fridays for Future demonstrations
Prof. Petr Just discusses the mass demonstration in Prague calling on Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign. How does he stay in power, despite his lack of popularity and multiple scandals, and how does this fit into the rise of right-wing populism?
Germany wants to phase out climate-damaging coal power by 2038. But before that, five villages in North Rhine-Westphalia are slated for demolition so that the lignite in the ground beneath them can be mined. Villagers are to be reimbursed and resettled, but now that Germany wants to phase out coal power, many want to fight…
Founding member and EU parliamentary candidate Michalis Spourdalakis analyzes Syriza’s recent loss in the EU election and evaluates Syriza’s chances for staging a comeback