Europe

Help Corporate Europe Observatory end industry influence over the EU's food safety authority

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CEO needs to raise €2000 to help organise a counter-conference and a demonstration during the European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) anniversary conference in Parma. They need your donations, however big or small, to bring key independent experts and civil society campaigners to Parma to urge an end to industry influence over decisions about food safety.

Europe's peoples have had enough

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Europe is revolting. In past weeks, every day in one city or another across the continent, we have seen strikes and protests in one form or another.

Furor in France: Mission Civilisatrice and "Muslim Rage" in the Motherland

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As Muslims around the world protest their contemptuous treatment by the West, catalyzed by the provocative, racist American film Innocence of Muslims, the French media added fuel to the fire of by

Unemployment: the real Eurozone problem

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Six telling points from Merijn Knibbe

1. The unemployment rate in the Eurozone did not increase but the number of unemployed is still increasing.

Barroso loses the plot

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Last week it was a case of ‘here we go again’. In a forced attempt to come over as the ‘President of Europe’, Commission President Jose Barroso delivered his ‘State of the Union’ address in Strasbourg. According to Barroso the time has come for a ‘Federation of Nation States’. A banking union, an economic union and a political union must be quickly brought into being.

Radical left set for huge gains in Dutch election

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The Socialist Party of the Netherlands is not a social democratic or labour party, but the biggest radical left parliamentary party in Europe, with the exception of the Cypriot AKEL and, since the

The EU and the ECHR: New Statewatch pamphlet

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A new publication from Statewatch, The EU’s accession to the European Convention on Human Rights: a cause for celebration or concern? by Chris Jones is now available.

From Solidarity to Sellout: The Restoration of Capitalism in Poland by Tadeusz Kowalik

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New from Monthly Review’s  MR Press! Sadly, the author, renowned Polish economist Tadeusz Kowalik died on July 30, 2012, just as this English edition of

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