European Union

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Climate activists staged a protest outside the European Central Bank headquarters demanding that the ECB stop fueling the climate crisis by supporting fossil fuel companies on October 21, 2020. (Photo: Koala Kollektiv)
Critics call out the bank for "purchasing bonds from some of the world's worst climate criminals through its trillion-euro Covid recovery package."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"This is a trend that will continue if we don't curb greenhouse gas emissions."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
placard reads: Democracy depends on equal access to information to all
The open internet win comes from the Court of Justice of the European Union's...


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...