Category Archives: EU

USA | Congressman Khanna Leads Bipartisan Members In Condemning Anti-Semitism in Europe

Washington, DC – Congressman Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) are leading more than 50 House Republicans and Democrats in pushing for the U.S. Department of State to exert diplomatic pressure on Ukraine and Poland for recent in incidents of state-sponsored Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism.

Germany | Karl Marx’s birth city sells ‘zero-euro’ bills for his 200th birthday

Karl Marx was born on May 5th, 1818 in Trier in what is now Rheinland-Palatinate. Many cities in the surrounding area are using the upcoming anniversary to gain big capital from multiple Marx-themed memorabilia, including a ‘zero-euro’ bill introduced in March with the likeness of Karl Marx, who had a very distant relationship to money.

Sahara Occidental : Macron incite le Maroc à faire la guerre à l’Algérie

Il était difficile d’éviter les images de la réception du dirigeant Saoudien à Paris juste avant les frappes, mais il ne s’agissait pas de la seule initiative diplomatique auprès des potentats arabes particulièrement réactionnaire et navigant de plus en plus en accord avec la monarchie saoudienne, à la fois contre l’Iran et contre les Etats qui prétendent résister aux injonction impérialistes macrono-trumpiennes. En effet si Trump est en train de peser sur l’Europe pour que celle-ci assume toujours plus l’OTAN et la présence américaine, en Afrique on assiste aux mêmes pressions pour entrer dans des expéditions. L’Algérie ayant résisté aux propositions d’expédition hors de son territoire, selon ce journal, l’entreprise de dépeçage interne et celle de l’hostilité de ses voisins aurait commencé. (note de Danielle Bleitrach)

The Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is Bad News for the Planet

By Ellen Brown

Two new studies from Europe have found that the number of farm birds in France has crashed by a third in just 15 years, with some species being almost eradicated. The collapse in the bird population mirrors the discovery last October that over three quarters of all flying insects in Germany have vanished in just three decades. Insects are the staple food source of birds, the pollinators of fruits, and the aerators of the soil.

Greece | Syria bombing protest erupts into RIOT as activists try to topple US President statue

By Rebecca Perring

Greece: SYRIA bombing protesters clashed with riot police as demonstrations against the airstrike attack by US, UK and French forces saw furious activists try to pull down a statue of former US President Harry Truman.

Protesters used a metal grinder to try to cut off the statue’s feet and tug it down with ropes before riot police intervened and fired tear gas to disperse the crowd.
At least three protesters from the Greek Communist Party were injured, with blood trickling from their heads, according to reports.