Europe

10.02.2016

Violence Is a Preventable Disease

Human Wrongs Watch By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate* BELFAST, 9 February 2016 (IPS) – The World Health Organization has said that ‘Violence is a preventable disease’ and people are not born violent, rather we all… »

07.02.2016

Interview with Yanis Varoufakis: How The Greek People’s Magnificent “No” Became “Yes”

Interview with Yanis Varoufakis: How The Greek People’s Magnificent “No” Became “Yes”

In this interview with Yanis Varoufakis hosted by the Real News Network and translated by acTVism Munich, Yanis Varoufakis talks about his time as the finance minister of Greece and the launch of his new movement called Democracy in Europe 25 (DiEM25) scheduled for… »

05.02.2016

Europe Is Disintegrating While Its Citizens Watch Indifferent

Human Wrongs Watch By Roberto Savio* Rome, 4 February 2016 – We are witnessing the slow agony of the dream of European integration, disintegrating without a single demonstration occurring anywhere, among its 500 millions of citizens. It… »

03.02.2016

VIDEO: Yanis Varoufakis – The Origins of the European & Global Economic Crisis

VIDEO: Yanis Varoufakis – The Origins of the European & Global Economic Crisis

In this video, acTVism Munich interviews Yanis Varoufakis, a world renowned economist who was a former member of the Greek parliament. He gained immense popularity when he served as finance minister (27 January 2015 – 6 July 2015) for the Greek government, a post that he left… »

22.01.2016

Roma: 2015 was a pivotal year

Roma: 2015 was a pivotal year

Two Milestones Put Romani Cultural Discourse in the Hands of Roma Themselves By Cayetano Fernandez For the Roma movement in Europe, 2015 was a pivotal year. It was the year Roma intellectuals and activists moved beyond “fixes” to employment, housing, health, and access to education, and embraced… »

10.01.2016

Varoufakis set to build a Europe of the People

Varoufakis set to build a Europe of the People

Last July Varoufakis stepped down as Tsipras’s Finance Minister in order to avoid becoming an impediment to an agreement between Greece and Europe, or so he said at the time, but really because he didn’t agree with the deal, as he later admitted. Since the submission of the Greek government… »

03.10.2015

We are all refugees

We are all refugees

At the end of the day, we are all refugees looking to return to a mythical and original lost paradise.  If we are persistent, there will be no walls or barriers or tricks to stop us in our path.   2015 is turning into an especially difficult year for Europe. »

01.10.2015

European citizens self-survey

European citizens self-survey

Euro-Survey will take place from the 1st to the 17th of October and will be promoted by EuroMarches2015 This citizens’ initiative consists of doing an opinion survey of European citizens during EuroMarches2015[1], in all European languages, about the 5 central issues of EuroMarches. It’s the first experience of… »

29.09.2015

Will TTIP get terminated? Negotiations falter as Europe balks

Will TTIP get terminated? Negotiations falter as Europe balks

As EU-US trade talks flounder, France doesn’t rule out ‘an outright termination of negotiations’ by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer for Common Dreams While public opposition to the TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)—the massive proposed “trade” deal between the European Union and the United States—has… »

18.09.2015

Call for a break from Austerity Europe

Call for a break from Austerity Europe

CALL FOR A BREAK FROM AUSTERITY EUROPE Five prominent Europeans have called for a break with austerity Europe and adoption of a new “Plan A” and “Plan B.” The five areJean-Luc Mélenchon, Member of the European Parliament, co-founder of the Parti de Gauche (France), Stefano Fassina, Member of the Italian… »

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