Category: Europe

Three people wearing dress clothes and face masks walk across a large stretch of pavement toward a building. On the pavement, the name of the conference is painted in French

Leaders Responsible for the Climate Crisis Gathered to “Save the Planet” at the World Conservation Congress in France

In Marseille, France, the bosses of big corporations and government officials, including Emmanuel Macron, met in early September in a summit sponsored by Nutella to discuss the preservation of biodiversity. Between ineffective measures and promoting green capitalism, the Congress of Nature was, in reality, the latest farce to serve the most polluting corporations.

People marching and holding a big yellow and purple banner in favor of expropriating Berlin landlords.

In Berlin, 56% Voted to Expropriate Big Landlords

On Sunday, 56% of Berliners voted in favor of expropriating housing companies that own more than 3,000 units in the city. But a militant campaign will be needed to implement the voters’ will.

On the left, Armin Lachet, the new leader of the German CDU party. He's a man in his 50s wearing glasses and a suit. In the background, German chancellor Angela Markel wears a mask and light blue suit.

German Elections: Merkel’s Conservatives Get Their Worst Result Ever

The elections on Sunday marked the end of Angela Merkel’s 16 years as German chancellor. Her Christian-Democratic Union (CDU) suffered a historic defeat. The Social Democratic Party (SPD) got the most votes. The Greens and the liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) will likely form a new government with one of the two parties. The Left Party DIE LINKE lost half of its voters.

French Communist Party Condemns the Slogan “Everyone Hates the Police”

This weekend, Gérald Darmanin, France’s minister of the interior, started a controversy after a video of a crowd chanting “everyone hates the police” emerged from a concert by Soso Maness, the French Algerian rapper. The French Communist Party and its presidential candidate Fabien Roussel quickly lined up behind the denunciation.

Three people wearing dress clothes and face masks walk across a large stretch of pavement toward a building. On the pavement, the name of the conference is painted in French

Leaders Responsible for the Climate Crisis Gathered to “Save the Planet” at the World Conservation Congress in France

In Marseille, France, the bosses of big corporations and government officials, including Emmanuel Macron, met in early September in a summit sponsored by Nutella to discuss the preservation of biodiversity. Between ineffective measures and promoting green capitalism, the Congress of Nature was, in reality, the latest farce to serve the most polluting corporations.

People marching and holding a big yellow and purple banner in favor of expropriating Berlin landlords.

In Berlin, 56% Voted to Expropriate Big Landlords

On Sunday, 56% of Berliners voted in favor of expropriating housing companies that own more than 3,000 units in the city. But a militant campaign will be needed to implement the voters’ will.

On the left, Armin Lachet, the new leader of the German CDU party. He's a man in his 50s wearing glasses and a suit. In the background, German chancellor Angela Markel wears a mask and light blue suit.

German Elections: Merkel’s Conservatives Get Their Worst Result Ever

The elections on Sunday marked the end of Angela Merkel’s 16 years as German chancellor. Her Christian-Democratic Union (CDU) suffered a historic defeat. The Social Democratic Party (SPD) got the most votes. The Greens and the liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) will likely form a new government with one of the two parties. The Left Party DIE LINKE lost half of its voters.

French Communist Party Condemns the Slogan “Everyone Hates the Police”

This weekend, Gérald Darmanin, France’s minister of the interior, started a controversy after a video of a crowd chanting “everyone hates the police” emerged from a concert by Soso Maness, the French Algerian rapper. The French Communist Party and its presidential candidate Fabien Roussel quickly lined up behind the denunciation.