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19.07.2015

Greece’s geopolitics

Greece’s geopolitics

Located in the Eastern Mediterranean and facing three continents, Greece, the weak link of the European Union (EU) and NATO, has strange relationships with Russia, China, Iran, Israel and Egypt. Simultaneously it is the bottleneck in migration issues, and contributes to the energy security of the EU, hosting the Trans… »

03.07.2015

People of Berlin send a loud OXI to Athens

People of Berlin send a loud OXI to Athens

On the evening of Friday 3rd July, thousands of people gathered in Berlin for a demonstration under the slogan “Nein! Oxi! No! to austerity – Yes to Democracy!”. Organized by Blockupy Berlin, a broad section of the population and followers of many organizations found their way to Oranienplatz. Despite a… »

06.06.2015

Immigration, Myths and the Irresponsibility of Europe

Immigration, Myths and the Irresponsibility of Europe

Human Wrongs Watch By Roberto Savio* Rome, 7 June 2015 – With little fanfare, the German IFO Institute for Economic Research recently published a report on population projections for Germany which states simply that the country’s population is shrinking fast. The country has lost 1.5 million inhabitants since the… »

05.06.2015

Germans march in Munich against G7 talks and trade deal

By Ashoka Jegroo for Waging Nonviolence Over 30,000 people crowded onto the streets of Munich, Germany on June 4 to protest the upcoming meeting between leaders of seven of the world’s richest countries. “I’d say I’m here against the inequality that continues to… »

26.03.2015

Germany’s commitment to renewables helped drive down costs

Germany’s commitment to renewables helped drive down costs

The global energy elite gather today in Berlin to discuss progress and chart new direction in the ongoing global transition to renewable energy. The two-day Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue – towards a global Energiewende brings together energy policy experts and representatives of politics, industry and civil society to… »

25.02.2015

Germany: poverty hits record high since reunification

Germany: poverty hits record high since reunification

Poverty has hit a record high in Germany in the post-reunification era, results of a new survey show. According to a study conducted by Germany’s Equal Welfare Association, results of which were published Thursday, more than 12 million Germans were classed as poor in 2013, a record high since the establishment… »

20.02.2015

Greece edges closer to an exit from the Euro as Germany gets ready to push

Greece edges closer to an exit from the Euro as Germany gets ready to push

The game currently being played by members of the Eurozone to see who will change position first is coming into its final days. Greece is asking for time to come up with a new plan and to receive financing to act as a bridge between the old arrangement and a… »

06.02.2015

Who’s in charge of your country: the Government or the Bank?

Who’s in charge of your country:  the Government or the Bank?

In recent days the question of Greece’s debt has taken over the headlines in Europe, especially in the economic news. Greece’s leaders have toured many important capitals of Europe to seek support for a reduction of national debt. Despite some encouraging noises from Rome and Paris, Berlin has been unequivocal,… »

06.02.2015

German chancellor says peace in Ukraine brings peace to Europe

German chancellor says peace in Ukraine brings peace to Europe

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says a German-French initiative to stop deadly clashes in eastern Ukraine is aimed at defending peace all over Europe. “It’s about representing our interests – German-French – but also European interests…. It’s about European peace… and the free self-determination of peoples, which is part of this… »

02.02.2015

Greece: the cruel barbarity of international finance or a Marshall Plan?

Greece: the cruel barbarity of international finance or a Marshall Plan?

How can it be that when a country is in financial difficulty, “Market Forces” say that a country has to pay higher interest to borrow money? If there were any international solidarity a country should have to pay less interest when it is in financial difficulty, or even no interest,… »

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