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From the Editors: How 800 Huffington Post Colleagues Work Together Worldwide

Sebastian Matthes | Posted 02.03.2015 | World
Sebastian Matthes

We live in a time of international crisis and conflict: from the European financial crisis, which is robbing millions of young people of their future, to the conflict with Russia and finally to the bloody rise of ISIS. All this is dominating the news coverage worldwide. But the Huffington Post does not only want to report about dramatic developments. Our goal is a global network, with editors and thousands of bloggers who address topics which move people in their everyday lives. And this network continues to grow more and more.

Sudden Rise of Far Right Groups in EU Parliament Rings Alarm Bells Across Europe

Elinadav Heymann | Posted 08.19.2014 | World
Elinadav Heymann

Each have a racially motivated party, more or less based on Nazi ideology and an authoritarian party structure defined by racism, anti-Semitism and violence.

European Union 2014: Another Chapter in the "Dis-integration" of the EU?

John Sydney Hopkins | Posted 07.16.2014 | World
John Sydney Hopkins

What has evolved over the last 20 or so years is a natural divergence between the fundamentally weaker and stronger economies, particularly since the onset of the global financial crisis five years ago.

The Kamikaze Politics of Protest Voting

Marta Andreasen | Posted 06.02.2014 | World
Marta Andreasen

If citizens choose to register a protest vote or do not turn out to vote at all, they will have missed the chance to get people in Brussels who actually do something to defend their interests.

Will It Be the EU That Finally Gives Us a Social Media Election

Jimmy Leach | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jimmy Leach

One of the more enduring assumptions of political campaigning in recent times has been the idea that digital media 'won' the Presidency for Barack Obama in 2008. That it was the geeks wot won it.

CIA Rendition Plane Spotted In Birmingham UK

The Guardian | Robert Booth | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An American plane named in an inquiry by the European parliament into alleged CIA torture flights landed at Birmingham airport last month and was met ...

Left Out in Europe

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Kuttner

The European left got clobbered in the recent elections for the European parliament. The vicious cycle continues -- the left offers little to voters, and the right keeps being elected.

Pirates Have Boarded The Good Ship Europe: Will Music, Media and Movie Companies Walk The Plank?

Nathan Hegedus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nathan Hegedus

Pirates have been the scourge of the music and film industry for years, swapping and "stealing" songs and movies with no regard for the law. But now the pirates will be making the law.

Nick Griffin Egged At Own Press Conference (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Following the success of the far-right British National Party (BNP) in this week's European Union parliamentary elections, a public backlash is ensuin...

Is Fascism On The March Again In Europe? Historians Give Their Verdicts

The Guardian | Interviews by Stephen Moss and John Crace | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Does the election of two BNP MEPs and the success of the far right elsewhere in Europe mean we are facing the threat of fascism? Or is this just a pro...

The Other Woman Running For President

Laura Liswood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Liswood

The European Council is the highest political body in the EU. It is composed of 27 countries with a total population of 500+ million and 30% of the world's GDP... Believe it or not, there is a woman running for presidency.