European Union

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The European Commission on Tuesday unveiled proposed legislation to toss out a requirement to label tar sands oil as dirtier than other fossil fuels—a move that is likely to bolster Canada's bitumen industry as it jockeys to break into European markets. Five years ago the Commission agreed to a piece of climate legislation called the 'Fuel Quality...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A flashmob in Hamburg, Germany protests the TTIP. (Photo: campact/flickr/cc)
Corporate interests may be winning in U.S.-EU trade negotiations, endangering...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
There's a giant, Trojan horse threatening people in Europe, a grassroots...

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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...