Congelate le sanzioni per lo smog all’Italia. L’Europa rinvia tutto a dopo le urne

Slitta il deferimento: altri sei mesi di tempo I limiti giornalieri di particolato Pm10 risultano essere violati regolarmente in trenta zone di numerose regioni, fra cui Piemonte, Lombardia, Emilia Romagna e Veneto Leggi anche 820 0 Pubblicato il15/11/2017 Ultima modifica il 15/11/2017 alle ore 07:38 marco zatterin Il deferimento dell’Italia alla Corte di Giustizia Ue … Continua a leggere Congelate le sanzioni per lo smog all’Italia. L’Europa rinvia tutto a dopo le urne

European Union Arms Exports

Official Journal of the European Union annual reports on the European Union Code of Conduct on Arms Exports The EU exports billions of euros' worth of weaponry and other military hardware every year. Below are details of these exports broken down by source and destination country, year, and type of goods. Click on individual values … Continua a leggere European Union Arms Exports

Against Conservative Internationalism 

The EU provides a convenient villain for those eager to blame the rise of neoliberalism on unelected bureaucrats acting at the behest of capital. But if historians are correct, this account is a fable that distracts from a grimmer reality. Sorgente: Against Conservative Internationalism | Dissent Magazine

 Tell Your MEP to Stand Up and Save the Link

And we were right. In the European Parliament MEPs have recently been turning against the link tax and mandatory online filtering in unprecedented ways.[1] One key decision maker, Therese Comodini Cachia, has even put forward plans to put a stop to both censorship machines and the link tax. She’s responsible for drafting Parliament’s position on … Continua a leggere  Tell Your MEP to Stand Up and Save the Link

El coste humano de la hipocresía europea

  Hoy se cumple un año del vergonzoso acuerdo entre la Unión Europea y Turquía, que ha provocado el sufrimiento de miles de personas refugiadas. No es el único acuerdo por el que estas personas corren peligro El investigador de AI sobre migración, Matteo de Bellis, analiza las terribles consecuencias que la colaboración entre Italia … Continua a leggere El coste humano de la hipocresía europea

The corporate lobby tour | Corporate Europe Observatory

Sometimes stories in the news can make you wonder who is really pulling the strings. This 10-minute video exposes the role corporate lobby groups have in EU decision-making – who they are, how they get what they want, and how they affect you, and others like you all over Europe, from the food on your … Continua a leggere The corporate lobby tour | Corporate Europe Observatory

The other two-speed Europe: The pay gap between men and women 

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the European Parliamentary Research Service published a report with important statistical data that illustrates the situation of European women. On 13 and 14 … Continued Sorgente: The other two-speed Europe: The pay gap between men and women - Il manifesto global

Avaaz – EU: Kick hate out of Parliament

A European politician just said that women should be paid less for being “weaker, smaller and less intelligent”. He's also made a Nazi salute before. This International Women's Day, take a stand against sexism and urge Europe to kick this hater out of Parliament. Sign now. Sign the petition to the President of the EU … Continua a leggere Avaaz – EU: Kick hate out of Parliament

How can EU judge!? Italian MEP blasts Brussels “EU”s goal is same as Trump”s Muslim ban” | 

Emma Bonino, a former MEP, has described the Brussels deal with Libya on migration as ‘Trump soft’. The agreement between the bloc and the war ravaged African nation has also been condemned by cha Sorgente: How can EU judge!? Italian MEP blasts Brussels “EU”s goal is same as Trump”s Muslim ban” | Breaking UK news

Borders and the Politics of Mourning: Introduction, Social Research, vol. 83, No. 2, 2016 | Alexandra Delano – Academia.edu

The rise in the number of migrants and refugees arriving in Europe is the latest in a series of “crises” related to the movement of people that have captured the world’s attention. In the past two decades, hundreds of people have died every year in Sorgente: (5) Borders and the Politics of Mourning: Introduction, Social … Continua a leggere Borders and the Politics of Mourning: Introduction, Social Research, vol. 83, No. 2, 2016 | Alexandra Delano – Academia.edu

A Minute Closer to Midnight: US Army Sends Tanks to Europe to Confront ‘Aggressive Russia’ 

   by Don Quijones We need to take action,’ says President Obama By Andrea Germanos, staff writer at Common Dreams Tanks now in place again at the Eygelshoven site (Photo: U.S. Embassy The Hague/flickr/cc) As President Barack Obama vows that the United States will take “action” in response to the allegations that Russia interfered with the November … Continua a leggere A Minute Closer to Midnight: US Army Sends Tanks to Europe to Confront ‘Aggressive Russia’ 

New narratives from the EU external border – humane refoulement?

This article discusses changes in the discourse and practice of the EU external border. Findings of a small-scale research project looking at UNHCR’S Border Management and Protection of Refugees (BMPR) programme will discuss developments taking place Sorgente: Vollmer, B. (2016), ‘New narratives from the EU external border – humane refoulement?’, Geopolitics 21(3): 717-41. | Bastian … Continua a leggere New narratives from the EU external border – humane refoulement?

Chaos Ensues As Europe Splinters in Response to Trump

Source: Zero Hedge While America’s so-called “establishment”, the legacy political system and mainstream media, appear to be melting, and transforming before our eyes into something that has yet to be determined, Europe also appears to be disintegrating in response to the Trump presidential victory: as the FT reports, in a stunning development, Britain and France […] … Continua a leggere Chaos Ensues As Europe Splinters in Response to Trump

CETA: “L’enjeu, c’est la façon dont on va façonner la mondialisation au XXIème siècle” 

Paul Magnette, le ministre président de la région wallone, répond en exclusivité aux questions de Libération. Ce socialiste, ancien professeur de sciences politiques et, à ce titre, l’un des meilleurs spécialistes de l’Union européenne, estime ne pas sortir de ses compétences en s’opposant à la signature du CETA, l’accord de… - Libération Sorgente: Coulisses de … Continua a leggere CETA: “L’enjeu, c’est la façon dont on va façonner la mondialisation au XXIème siècle” 

Salvare di nascosto i rifugiati 

di Phil Wilmot Martedì 18 ottobre, circa cento danesi, vecchi e giovani, stavano in piedi davanti al tribunale cittadino al freddo vento che arrivava dal mare, per mostrare la loro solidarietà a quattro attivisti sospettati di avere illegalmente aiutato dei rifugiati ad attraversare il mare dalla Danimarca alla Svezia.Mentre soltanto due degli accusati sono cittadini … Continua a leggere Salvare di nascosto i rifugiati 

Common Agricultural Policy: Rich List receive millions in EU subsidies

People featured in the Sunday Times Rich List raked in more than £10m in land subsidy last year – according to a major Energydesk investigation into the top 100 recipients of direct EU farming subsidies. The investigation comes after Chancellor Phil Hammond promised that current levels of farm subsidy would continue until at least 2020, … Continua a leggere Common Agricultural Policy: Rich List receive millions in EU subsidies

How economic, humanitarian, and religious concerns shape European attitudes toward asylum seekers

What types of asylum seekers are Europeans willing to accept? We conducted a conjoint experiment asking 18,000 eligible voters in 15 European countries to evaluate 180,000 profiles of asylum seekers that randomly varied on nine attributes. Asylum seekers who have higher employability, have more consistent asylum testimonies and severe vulnerabilities, and are Christian rather than … Continua a leggere How economic, humanitarian, and religious concerns shape European attitudes toward asylum seekers

Disappointing ruling by EU’s highest court sets worrying global precedent for how we share and access information online

The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that it can be illegal for websites  merely to link to copyrighted content, even if they don’t host such content themselves Sorgente: Disappointing ruling by EU’s highest court sets worrying global precedent for how we share and access information online | OpenMedia