European Union

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
glyphosate protest
Environmentalists celebrate parliament's vote for outright ban while warning against executive arm's proposed compromise
Jon Queally, staff writer
"Those who escape democratic accountability must be excluded from access to...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Monsanto's weed-killer, Roundup
Ahead of vote to determine whether farmers can continue using Monsanto'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...