European Union

04.06.2018

We must resist and not allow a single step backwards to be taken in the right to health

We must resist and not allow a single step backwards to be taken in the right to health

Carmen Esbrí is a human rights activist. Member of the Madrid Public Health Defence Committee MEDSAP – Marea Blanca and of the National White Tide Coordinator. The Madrid Public Health Defence Committee MEDSAP – Marea Blanca (White Tide), is a platform created in 2012 with… »

03.06.2018

What unites us can be perceived, we must give form to how we can unite.

What unites us can be perceived, we must give form to how we can unite.

Paco Vaquero is a member of Humanistas por la Renta Básica Universal. (Humanists for the Universal Basic Income). He has participated in the European Humanist Forum, held recently in Madrid, as a speaker at the round table on “Independent Journalism and Social Activism” as well as in the area of… »

02.06.2018

Criminalisation of solidarity, Hungary at the forefront

Criminalisation of solidarity, Hungary at the forefront

Hungary, ruled by Viktor Orban’s racist right wing, has always distinguished itself for its anti-immigrant policy (just think of the barbed wire barrier built in 2015 on the border with Serbia), but those who oppose it are now being harshly punished: in fact, the government has introduced a bill providing… »

29.05.2018

The problem with generating a unique narrative is that we can’t imagine other models

The problem with generating a unique narrative is that we can’t imagine other models

Sara García Toledano is a law student and activist at the Plataforma de Afectados por la Hipoteca PAH Madrid (Platform for Victims of Mortgages PAM Madrid). She has participated in the European Humanist Forum, recently held in Madrid, as a speaker at the “Independent Journalism and Social Activism” round table. »

28.05.2018

We have to unite because the enemy is always united

We have to unite because the enemy is always united

Daniel Cruz is a specialist in Communications, European activist, trade unionist, member of DiEM25 in the local group in Barcelona and Pressenza collaborator. He took part in the European Humanist Forum, recently held in Madrid, as a speaker at the “Independent Journalism and Social Activsm” round table. »

25.05.2018

The media have forgotten about refugees and migrants

The media have forgotten about refugees and migrants

“I come from the place of the reporter, the place of the hustler, the place where the boards of directors unfortunately rule. Since the boards of directors joined the editorial teams, journalism has ended. I am ashamed to have to say this, I am ashamed to have to… »

14.12.2017

LEAKED: Commission trying to woo German conservatives by sacrificing Europe to austerity

LEAKED: Commission trying to woo German conservatives by sacrificing Europe to austerity

Scarcely a week after the European Council turned its back on the democratic will of Europe’s citizens, we have been greeted by another ominous move that at once confirms our fears about the authoritarian direction the EU has adopted, while strengthening our resolve not to allow it… »

09.12.2017

What to do about the EU’s new trade agenda in Latin America?

What to do about the EU’s new trade agenda in Latin America?

By Florian Horn – 16.11.2017 – Rosa-Luxemburg-Foundation Brussels Report from the forum on “The Shape of Trade to Come” About ten years ago, the European Union (EU) introduced Global Europe, its most ambitious trade policy strategy to date. It was intended to open up new markets worldwide… »

02.12.2017

Glyphosate: Democracy 0 – Lobbyists 1

Glyphosate: Democracy 0 – Lobbyists 1

By Erik Edman for DiEM25 As we predicted right after the European Parliament voted not to renew glyphosate’s licence in Europe, the European Member States have now ignored all democratic voices and have decided to renew the licence of the potential carcinogenic herbicide. This decision does not… »

02.12.2017

End Slavery — Open Letter To European Leaders

End Slavery — Open Letter To European Leaders

December 2, 2017 Addressed to: Mr. Donald Tusk President of the European Council Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker President of the European Commission Mr. Antonio Tajani President of the European Parliament Mr. Marco Minniti Italian Minister of the Interior Mr. Angelino Alfano Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs… »

Newsletter

Enter your e-mail address to subscribe to our daily news service.


Video presentation: What Pressenza is...

Milagro Sala

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Archives

Except where otherwise note, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.