European Union

Jon Queally, staff writer
Voters in Catalonia on Sunday proved overwhelmingly in favor of claiming their independence from Spain with more than 80 percent of those who turned out for the non-binding resolution declaring their desire to separate themselves formally from Spain. Though a Spanish court declared the vote invalid even before it took place, proponents of the...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
More than 100,000 workers took to the streets in Brussels, Belgium on Thursday...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Mural on the Israeli West Bank separation wall. (Photo: Justin McIntosh/Wikimedia/cc)
In the midst of a stalled peace process and mounting political isolation for...

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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...