‘Europe’s centrists often claim to defend liberal values against populist threats. Yet ahead of June’s EU elections, liberals have adopted far-right talking points on everything from the climate to migration — and it’s not saving […]
Left-wing parties in Europe, with few exceptions, remain completely marginal, while the far-right’s rise continues. In ‘Jacobin’. Read the article HERE.
The Beyond Growth conference was a landmark event for the degrowth movement, but it also highlighted the risks of co-option by the powerful. Seán Fearon is a PhD researcher at Queen’s University Belfast, working in […]
Eva Kaili, the Greek MEP and former vice-president of the European Parliament accused of money laundering and bribery as part of the ‘Qatargate’ scandal, is on the offensive, claiming she’s been targeted for her work […]
The European Parliament’s Petition’s Committee has been instrumentalised in the service of the right-wing People’s Party in Spain. Read the article HERE.
Piero Valmassoi, EU policy expert and activist at the Maison des Livreurs (House of Couriers) in Brussels, speaks to Leïla Chaibi MEP after the vote of the European Parliament on the Platform Work Directive [2 […]
Nicholas Aiossa from Transparency International explains what’s behind the “culture of impunity” at the European Parliament and proposes reforms to address it. Cross-posted from Green European Journal Green European Journal: Greek socialist MEP and vice […]
Piero Valmassoi, a policy expert specialised in the platform economy and sustainable urban mobility, reports for the Gig Economy Project on the debate of the European Parliament on Uber lobbying practices on Wednesday [18 January], […]
“As a corruption scandal rocks the European Parliament, lawmakers and campaign groups say a lack of asset declarations, little reporting on contacts with third countries and barely any sanctions created an environment where rule-breaking could […]
Researchers at the Corporate Europe Observatory write that they’re unsurprised by the latest EU scandal, due to years of neglect in the EU over the lobbying practices of foreign states. Read the article HERE.