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11.02.2016

Yanis Varoufakis launches his Democracy in Europe movement

Yanis Varoufakis launches his Democracy in Europe movement

What is this heterogeneous crowd of people standing in the foyer of the People’s theatre doing there? Why are they waiting hours in advance for a ticket? Why are the foreigners searching in agony for a live stream link? At the end of the day, what is this so-called DiEM25?… »

17.01.2016

A Plan B for Europe

A Plan B for Europe

“Society has now started to work towards a radical change in the policies of the EU. There are many proposals on the table that could do away with austerity,” says the Plan. Hundreds of activists, politicians and intellectuals have signed the appeal, “Plan B for Europe. Appeal to build a… »

14.01.2016

Once auctioned, what to do with the ‘stock’ of Syrian refugees?

Once auctioned, what to do with the ‘stock’ of Syrian refugees?

A few months ago, an unprecedented “humanitarian auction” was opened in Brussels at the European Commission, shortly after watching the image of the three-year old Syrian child that the sea threw up on the Turkish shores. The “auction” was about deciding upon the number of Syrian refugees to be hosted… »

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… »

01.01.2016

Disunity, the Hallmark of European Union Foreign Policy

Human Wrongs Watch By Emma Bonino* ROME, 1 January 2016  (IPS) – The appalling crisis ravaging the Middle East and striking terror around the world is a clear challenge to the West, but responses are… »

11.10.2015

No chance for TTIP and CETA to get the support of German civil society

No chance for TTIP and CETA to get the support of German civil society

With the slogan “Stop TTIP & CETA! For a fair world trade” about 250,000 people demonstrated today against the free trade agreement between the EU and the US (TTIP) and Canada (CETA). Never before have so many people gone to the streets in Europe on this matter. The organizers expected… »

01.10.2015

UK bans the EuroMarches from entering Gibraltar

UK bans the EuroMarches from entering Gibraltar

The British government has refused entry into Gibraltar to those marching on the South-East Route, communicating its position through an official document passed to us by the organisers. By Rafael de la Rubia and Maribel Martínez (spokespersons for the EuroMarches2015) The EuroMarches today started its adventure in Gibraltar with a… »

12.09.2015

Europeans hold rallies in support of refugees

Tens of thousands of pro-refugee demonstrators hold rallies across Europe to show their solidarity with asylum seekers escaping war and execution, mainly caused by foreign-backed militancy, in the Middle East and North Africa. The Europe-wide ‘Day of Action’ on Saturday includes dozens of events with the biggest demonstration in the British capital of… »

07.09.2015

“European Union hypocrisy must end”

“European Union hypocrisy must end”

The international humanist organisation World without Wars and Violence has issued this statement in regard to the refugee crisis currently affecting Europe. STATEMENT FOR THE MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES ISSUE IN E.U. World without Wars and Violence, World Coordination Team. September 5, 2015. In the last 5 years, the world has… »

13.07.2015

The terrorists in suits and ties strike again

The terrorists in suits and ties strike again

The terrorists in suits and ties who in January showed such indignation for the atrocious Parisian attack by their Kalashnikov-wielding twins have struck again. If a terrorist is distinguished by the cruelty and absolute indifference for the consequences of their actions on others, how else can we call the band… »

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