For more than half a century, ExxonMobil has denied and downplayed climate change, has refused any responsibility for global warming and continues to fund groups spreading misinformation. Now, the company is facing the first public hearing on climate change denialism. But while global scrutiny of Exxon is growing, the oil and gas giant remains one of Brussels’ biggest lobby actors. Since 2010, the corporation has invested over €35 million to delay and weaken essential EU climate action. With a climate catastrophe looming, is it time EU decision-makers closed the door on ExxonMobil’s dirty lobbying?
Austerity is a weapon in class warfare. Chris Dillow ponders “why are Conservatives so supportive of such austerity?” His hypothesis is: Fiscal austerity is needed in order to maintain the “natural” hierarchy in which the […]
Romania’s government, expecially the Social Democrats, is thoroughly corrupt. Its people are protesting relentlessly and in great numbers against this. While Poland and Hungary remain in the headlines of commercial media the political situation in […]
Romania is an EU member state. And yes, these are Social Democrats and Liberals, both considered excessively corrupt, members respectively of the social democratic Party of European Socialists and Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for […]