European Union

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
An EU-U.S. trade deal currently being negotiated behind closed doors puts corporate profits and trade interests above fair and safe food for consumers, a trio of groups charged Wednesday. Friends of the Earth Europe , Minnesota-based Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP), and UK-based Compassion in World Farming outline their concerns...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev on Thursday officially announced Russia's one...
Max Ocean, editorial intern
A protest in London against the TTIP. (Photo: flickr/cc/World Development Movement)
A leaked chapter of the secret US-EU trade negotiation known as the TTIP was...

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With upcoming elections in a Europe beset by rising neo-Nazism, a new campaign by Swedish Social Democrats against the resurgence has a high-profile leader: Rainer Hoess, 48, the grandson of infamous Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Hoess, who presided over the murder of a million Jews and thousands of others. Hoess has spent years speaking to German schoolchildren about a Nazi influence growing now, as then, because "the social safety nets have been torn, and people are left behind...Hopelessness...

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