Europe

UK Parliament Endorses Jeremy Corbyn’s Call for a Climate Emergency Declaration

UK Parliament Endorses Jeremy Corbyn’s Call for a Climate Emergency Declaration

May 2, 2019

Corbyn: “Are we content to hand down a broken planet to our children? That is the question members must ask themselves today. We have the chance to act before it’s too late. It’s a chance that won’t be available to succeeding generations. It is our historic duty to take it.” We publish Corbyn’s full speech…

Spain's Center-Left Wins Without Majority, Rules out Coalition With Podemos for Now

Spain’s Center-Left Wins Without Majority, Rules out Coalition With Podemos for Now

April 29, 2019

Spain’s centre-left Socialist Party won significantly in Sunday’s election, but forming a government on its own is out of reach. Far-right Vox party enters parliament for first time. Prof. Sebastiaan Faber analyzes the result

Germany's Right-Wing AfD Party Fights Culture of Remembrance

Germany’s Right-Wing AfD Party Fights Culture of Remembrance

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April 25, 2019

The ‘Alternative for Germany’ is trying to chip away at Germany’s culture of remembrance and its memorials to the victims of Nazi atrocities. Lamenting that young people were being made to feel guilty, the party appears to see no problem in forgetting the lessons of history

Is the Turkish-Russian S-400 Missile Deal Sabre Rattling Among Superpowers?

Is the Turkish-Russian S-400 Missile Deal Sabre Rattling Among Superpowers?

April 24, 2019

Turkey could take possession of the Russian S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile system by 2020 in a $2.5 billion deal. What is this doing to the NATO alliance where Turkey is a member? It is an ‘unfreezing’ of Cold War geopolitics, says Professor Richard Sakwa

Comedian Zelenskiy Wins Ukrainian Presidency in Landslide

Comedian Zelenskiy Wins Ukrainian Presidency in Landslide

April 22, 2019

In a contest against incumbent Petro Poroshenko, the TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy won an overwhelming majority of 73%, signaling a hunger for real change in Ukraine

Black Alliance For Peace Revives Black Anti-War Tradition (Pt 1/2)

Black Alliance For Peace Revives Black Anti-War Tradition

April 18, 2019
The US has been at war in the Middle East for 28 years, starting with Operation Desert Storm in Iraq, then into Afghanistan, Syria, and now we are learning of military bases, operations, and troops in African nations    
Faked Emissions May Send Volkswagen CEO to Prison

Faked Emissions May Send Volkswagen CEO to Prison

April 18, 2019

Bill Black examines the corrupt corporate worlds of Germany and the U.S. and how Trump ignores corporate malfeasance

Harsh Conditions in German Refugee Camps

Harsh Conditions in German Refugee Camps

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April 16, 2019

In Germany, there’s growing criticism of the so-called ‘holding and processing centres’ where migrants are sent when they first arrive in the country. Migrants say that conditions inside are horrific

acTVism: Snowden, Chomsky, Varoufakis, Greenwald & Horvat on Assange

acTVism: Snowden, Chomsky, Varoufakis, Greenwald & Horvat on Assange

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April 15, 2019

In this video we compile past comments & analysis from experts that were interviewed on acTVism on the topic of Wikileaks & Julian Assange before Assange was arrested. They include in order: Edward Snowden, Yanis Varoufakis, Glenn Greenwald, Srećko Horvat & Noam Chomsky (video produced/recorded by The Press Project). We would like to emphasise again…