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“No new Coal Plants!” – European Energy Companies

Newsy |. (Video News Clip) | / The Tree | – – “Energy companies representing almost the entire European Union … Source: “No new Coal Plants!” – European Energy Companies

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Turkey threatens Netherlands with diplomatic sanctions for acting like ‘Nazi remnants’ – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Turkey’s President threatens to impose sanctions on the Netherlands and take it to the European Court of Human Rights over a recent speaking ban. Source: Turkey threatens Netherlands with diplomatic sanctions for acting like ‘Nazi remnants’ – ABC News (Australian … Continue reading

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U.S. Warns NATO: Increase Spending Or We Might ‘Moderate’ Support | The Huffington Post

“America cannot care more for your children’s future security than you do.” Source: U.S. Warns NATO: Increase Spending Or We Might ‘Moderate’ Support | The Huffington Post

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Merkel: Migrants did not bring Radical Terrorism to Germany | Informed Comment

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at a campaign event on Wednesday … Source: Merkel: Migrants did not bring Radical Terrorism to Germany | Informed Comment

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Brexit: Shocked European Union tells Britain to leave quickly amid ‘chain reaction’ fears – Brexit: UK EU Referendum – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A stunned European Union has urged Britain to leave as soon as possible amid fears its exit could spark more referendums. Source: Brexit: Shocked European Union tells Britain to leave quickly amid ‘chain reaction’ fears – Brexit: UK EU Referendum … Continue reading

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TTIP leaked documents could spell the end of controversial trade deal, say campaigners | Europe | News | The Independent

  Hundreds of leaked pages from the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) show that the deal could be about to collapse, according to campaigners. The huge leak – which gives the first full insight into the negotiations – … Continue reading

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When we mourn the passing of Prince but not 500 migrants, we have to ask: have we lost all sense of perspective? | Voices | The Independent

  Has something gone adrift within the moral compass of our ‘news’ reporting?  In the past week, 64 Afghans have been killed in the largest bomb to have exploded in Kabul in 15 years.  At least 340 were wounded.  The … Continue reading

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Barack Obama’s intervention in EU referendum debate could be a game-changer | Voices | The Independent

Barack Obama’s intervention in the European Union referendum was more spectacular than many in the In campaign dared to hope for. They will now dare to dream that it might prove a game-changer in the tight referendum race. Source: Barack … Continue reading

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Brussels attacks: last gasp of Isis terror in Europe, or sign of growing threat? | World news | The Guardian

Last week began well for security forces. But then came the bombings. And then the realisation intelligence had failed to contain a group more durable than anyone expected Source: Brussels attacks: last gasp of Isis terror in Europe, or sign … Continue reading

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World’s elite wisdom may no longer matter as new winners create losers

Millions are more likely to see an influx from Europe as a source of competition, for jobs, for houses, for everything. Source: World’s elite wisdom may no longer matter as new winners create losers

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That stream of Refugees into Europe? It includes Palestinians forced out by Israeli Occupation | Informed Comment

By IMEMC | – – Palestinians are joining the Middle East exodus to Europe in greater numbers because of the … Source: That stream of Refugees into Europe? It includes Palestinians forced out by Israeli Occupation | Informed Comment

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Swedish prime minister reveals ‘great anger’ over reports of sex attacks | World news | The Guardian

Stefan Löfven speaks out after boy charged with assault at festival and police accused of withholding information about attacks Source: Swedish prime minister reveals ‘great anger’ over reports of sex attacks | World news | The Guardian

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Greece’s Varoufakis to Launch Pan-European Progressive Movement. He should lead the ALP

Hoping to show Europeans they have an alternative to the prevailing system of “authoritarianism” and austerity, former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has announced a new cross-continent movement with a “simple, common agenda:” To democratize Europe. The movement, known as … Continue reading

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Snowden’s Charges To Be Dropped? European Parliament Votes In Favor of ‘dropping charges’ AnonHQ

Most of the European Parliament’s members have voted in favor of asking its member nations to grant protection to the NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden. The man himself has called this a  ‘game-changer’ and a ‘chance to move forward’. The MEPs … Continue reading

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‘EU migrant crisis created by political elite for electoral benefits’ — RT Op-Edge

Unlike Lebanon or Turkey dealing with over two million asylum seekers, the EU is not really facing ‘a crisis’, said Anas El Gomati of the Libya-based Sadeq Institute think tank. European politicians are flaming xenophobic sentiment to get political power, … Continue reading

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A Little Brown-Eyed Babe Washed Ashore | newmatilda.com

In 1957 a little blue-eyed boy was sat on the desk of the Australian High Commission in Sri Lanka and closely appraised. His parents had applied to migrate to Australia, but his aunts and uncles had already been knocked back.On … Continue reading

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The Guardian view on Europe’s refugee crisis: a little leadership, at last | Editorial | Comment is free | The Guardian

Editorial: Angela Merkel has faced up to how a humanitarian emergency is threatening a continent’s defining values. The rest of Europe should pay attention, and follow suit Source: The Guardian view on Europe’s refugee crisis: a little leadership, at last … Continue reading

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Iceland said it could only accept 50 Syrian refugees. Then 10,000 big-hearted Icelanders offered up their homes.

Europe is buckling under the weight of hundreds of thousands of African and Middle Eastern refugees trying to get into the EU. The Keleti train station in Budapest shut down Tuesday due to the number of migrants trying to get … Continue reading

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home australia world opinion selected sport football tech culture lifestyle fashion economy travel media environment browse all sections Greece Comment is free Greece is the latest battleground in the financial elite’s war on democracy

George Monbiot From laissez-faire economics in 18th-century India to neoliberalism in today’s Europe the subordination of human welfare to power is a brutal tradition Starving people clamour at the gates of a workhouse during the Irish famine,’One eighth of the … Continue reading

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Germany had 200% Debt of GDP and were let off. Now they are dictating terms to others

Piketty on Germany’s Hypocrisy: It ‘Has No Standing to Lecture Other Nations’

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Joseph Stiglitz, Thomas Piketty and Other Renowned Economists Demand an End to Greek Austerity – Truthdig

Joseph Stiglitz, Thomas Piketty and Other Renowned Economists Demand an End to Greek Austerity – Truthdig.

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Libyan people smuggler derides EU plan for military action | World news | The Guardian

Libyan people smuggler derides EU plan for military action | World news | The Guardian.

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Think of the World as a Country

Jacques Attali The global economy seems perplexing today: While all the traditional economic growth factors are in place (the world’s population is increasing, technical progress is huge, available savings are substantial, free trade is greater than ever), growth is slowing … Continue reading

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What Is the Real Greek Morality Tale?

NEW YORK — When the euro crisis began a half-decade ago, Keynesian economists predicted that the austerity that was being imposed on Greece and the other crisis countries would fail. It would stifle growth and increase unemployment — and even … Continue reading

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