Tag Archives: European Union

Documents Reveal Norweigan Officials Teamed With Oil Lobby To Stop Ban On Arctic Oil Drilling By
Norwegian officials are lobbying to kill an EU resolution calling for an end to offshore oil drilling in Arctic waters, according to documents obtained by Energydesk. A letter from Norwegian MP Eirik Siversten – who leads the delegation...
Trump’s Russia Charm Offensive Is Meant To Isolate Iran, China By
NEW YORK — (Analysis) Donald Trump’s presidential campaign rhetoric was a cocktail of ostensibly nationalist economics and isolationist foreign policy that was viewed by much of the punditocracy as a sharp break from traditional U.S. policy. But while his words...
Europe Union Considering Alliance-Wide Nuclear Weapons Program By
(REPORT) — Initially pushed by Eastern European members, particularly Poland, as another way to challenge Russia, the European Union is now seen warming to the idea of establishing its own alliance-wide nuclear weapons program placed under common European command. This...
UK Blocks EU Support For Israel-Palestine Peace Talks By
(REPORT) — The UK has moved to block an EU decision to support the closing statement of the Israel-Palestine peace conference in Paris, a day after it refused to sign the conference’s closing statement backing the two-state solution. The move at the EU’s...
NATO Report Blames Russia For Worldwide Rise Of Populism By
(ANALYSIS) — A new report from NATO is following a narrative trend which began in the US and has since spread across Western Europe, accusing Russia of being to blame for the rise of populism worldwide, as an effort to undermine NATO and the European Union. This report...
Theresa May Seeks To Pull UK From European Convention On Human Rights By
(REPORT) — British Prime Minister Theresa May will campaign to withdraw the United Kingdom from the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) in 2020, according to new reports. May is expected to make the withdrawal a central mandate of her campaign to be formally...
Top EU Court Issues Ruling Delivering “Major Blow” To Mass Surveillance By
(REPORT) — The European Union’s highest court on Wednesday issued a landmark ruling against mass surveillance in a judgment that challenges key portions of the U.K.’s so-called “Snooper’s charter,” a sweeping surveillance bill that was...
The Ongoing ‘Fake News’ Battle Obscures The Truth About Fake Democracies By
ATHENS, Greece — (Analysis) Voters in Britain cast their ballots in favor of a “Brexit.” In the United States, the electorate rejected the neoliberal corruption personified by Hillary Clinton. Even voters in Greece, in their own confused and muddled way, overwhelmingly...
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...