Europe

European social model increasingly a myth

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Left Euro-MPs were in London this week for a conference of the United Left Group (GUE/NGL

EU: European Ombudsman: "Council has given no valid reasons for continuing to meet behind closed doors"

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The European Ombudsman, Mr P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, has found that the Council has given no valid reasons for refusing to meet in public whenever it is acting in its legislative capacity.

Left Party denied rights in Bundestag

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Its extraordinary success in gaining 54 parliamentary seats at the first attempt should have guaranteed Germany's new Left Party, formed of a fusion of the largely east German PDS with the predominant

Danish Prime Minister sued for breach of Constitution re war in Iraq

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A group of Danish citizens this week presented a document to the Danish High Court instituting legal proceedings against Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen for breaches of the Constitution in connec

New CEO report documents corporate undermining of climate change laws

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Corporate Europe Observatory, the Amsterdam-based research and pressure group which, as its name suggests, keeps a watchful eye on the influence exerted on EU decision-makers by major corporations and

Left Euro-MPs meet WTO representatives

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A delegation from the European Parliament's United Left Group will this week travel to Geneva to put the left's views on current developments in world trade. On Tuesday 18 October represent

'A social model for Europe'

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European Parliament United Left Group conference in London

Vacancy at TNI

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The Transnational Institute (TNI), a progressive,
internationalist thinktank based in Amsterdam is
looking for a Communications Officer to start, at the

Break off talks if Turkey reneges on promises

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Now that the European Union has decided to establish accession negotiations with Turkey, supporters of basic human rights should be using the opportunity as a lever, whatever may be our feelings about

Opening of negotiations with Croatia raises questions

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In what looks like a game of “you scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours”, Austria seems to have given up its opposition to Turkey’s accession to the European Union in exchange for a start being made on

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