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"The Syria war has resulted in a massive influx of refugees, most of whom are hosted by neighboring Middle Eastern countries, but many have sailed the sea to seek safety in Europe." (Photo: Getty Images) Views
End the Wars to Halt the Refugee Crisis
Without military interventions, economic exploitation and political meddling, a refugee crisis - at least one of this magnitude - wouldn't exist in the first place.
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Thousands of women protest in a demonstration 'Obiezione Respinta' organized by 'Non una di meno' movement to remember the 194 law after 40 years, on Saturday, May 26, 2018 in Rome, Italy. News
Thousands of Italian Women March Across Country. Demand: 'My Body, My Choice'
'40 years on from the passing of Law 194, there is still a long road ahead of us'
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"Oxfam calculates that the new wealth obtained by billionaires alone could end world poverty seven times over." (Photo: Alisdare Hickson/flickr/cc) Views
Is the ‘Liberal World Order’ Worth Saving?
We live in a profoundly unequal world. 70 percent of the world’s population owns only 3 percent of its wealth, while 8.6 percent of the population owns more than 85 percent.
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Could Britain's Labour Party Under Corbyn Hold the Answer to Europe's Woes?
If it commits to reversing Brexit, British Labour Party could play an important role in making Europe fairer
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The Long Term Threat to Europe Isn’t Le Pen. It’s Capitalism.
The good news out of Europe is that Marine Le Pen’s neo-Nazi National Front took a beating in the May 7 French presidential election. The bad news is that the program of the winner, Emmanuel Macron, might put Le Pen back in the running six years from now. Macron pledges to cut 120,000 public jobs,...
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These Are the Elections That Will Decide Europe’s Fate
While France teeters on the brink of the far right, left parties elsewhere are showing surprising strength.
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Donald Trump's nominee for Labor secretary, Andrew Puzder, at the 2016 FreedomFest at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada. Views
2016 Year-Ender: We're In For A Wild Ride
The main message of 2016 was that we are entering a period of economic and political upheaval comparable to the industrial revolution of 1780-1850, and nothing expressed that message more clearly than Donald Trump’s appointment of Andrew Puzder as Secretary of Labor. Even though it’s clear that...
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Anti-Euro Populists Embolded by Italy Vote—But Should They Be?
"Italy's no vote does not fit quite so neatly into the narrative of a populist revolt against globalization and elites"
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Beppe Grillo of Italy's Five Star Movement speaks at a rally in Sicily. Views
Italy: "I Say No"
“Today saying No is the most beautiful and glorious form of politics....Whoever doesn’t understand that can go screw themselves.” It could have been Donald Trump before the US election two weeks ago, or Boris Johnson during the Brext campaign in Britain last June, but it was actually Beppe Grillo,...
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From the Destruction of Greece to Democracy in Europe
In protesting the Treaty of Versailles ending World War I, John Maynard Keynes wrote: “The policy . . . of depriving the lives of millions of human beings, of depriving a whole nation of happiness should be abhorrent and detestable — abhorrent and detestable, even if it were possible, even if it...
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