Tag Archives: Europe

Award-Winning Economist Roger Bootle: EU On The Verge Of Collapse By
LONDON– The recent triggering of Article 50 of the European Union’s Lisbon Treaty by the United Kingdom has formally set into motion the process of Britain’s departure from the EU, an action that is in line with the result...
The Duran’s Alexander Mercouris On “Fake News,” Russia Allegations And Change In Europe By
GREECE — “Fake news” is a phrase that has quickly become a mainstay in the contemporary political and journalistic lexicon. Claims of “fake news” reporting have been levied against sites as varied as MintPress News and TheDuran.com, while mainstream media...
‘Hatred And Fear Didn’t Win’: Dutch Relief As Voters Reject Wilders By
Despite warnings of a surge in populism, the Dutch voted in incumbent Prime Minister Mark Rutte for a third term on Thursday, with initial parliamentary election results showing Geert Wilders’ anti-immigrant Freedom Party lagging behind in second. “Our message to...
Europe Votes To Impose Visas On Americans By
On Thuesday, EU lawmakers voted to force Americans to apply for visas when traveling to Europe in response to Washington refusing to allow all Europeans to travel to the States visa-free. The vote by show of hands was the latest in an ongoing “visa war” between Brussels...
Economist Mark Blyth Delves Into Rising Inequality — & Populism — Around The World By
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island — The world is in the midst of a tremendous political and global shift, with the rise of populism in the United States and Europe, largely in response to broader economic and social trends which have been materializing in recent decades. From...
Congress Begins Investigating George Soros’ Influence In European Politics By
WASHINGTON — After years of veiled accusations condemning the “empire” of organizations controlled and funded by Hungarian-born billionaire George Soros, U.S. lawmakers have finally decided to open an official investigation into allegations that Soros has subverted...
Huge Crowds Gather In Spain To Demand Conservative Gov. Take In More Refugees By
BARCELONA, Spain (REPORT) — At least 160,000 protesters marched Saturday in Barcelona to demand that Spain’s conservative-led government increase its efforts to take in refugees from war-torn countries like Syria. Spain has accepted just 1,100 refugees of the over...
What You Need To Know About CETA: The Newly Approved EU-Canada Trade Deal By
The EU-Canada trade deal CETA has been approved by the European Parliament by a vote of 408 to 254, with 33 abstentions. The deal is now set to be voted on by national and regional parliaments across Europe.   Union letter In a last minute intervention, Britain’s...
Chomsky: Neo-Liberalism Drives Europe’s Far-Right, EU’s Demise By
In an interview Wednesday with RT, world-renowned linguist and dissident intellectual Noam Chomsky said that the inevitable impacts of neoliberal policies are driving the rise of Europe’s far-right and threatening the collapse of the European Union, something he said...
Moscovici: Anti-Establishment Populism Pushing EU Into Unknown By
The current revolt against the political establishment and globalization in Europe could send the EU into a US-style leap into the unknown and potentially rip apart the European Union, EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici has warned. Moscovici, the EU Commissioner for Economic...