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French Far-right Fails To Form EU Parliament Bloc

AP | Posted 06.24.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — France's far-right National Front has failed to form a political group in the European Parliament by Tuesday's deadline, crippling the ...

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.

Turkey's PM Says the EU Elections Are A Sign Of Rising Racism

AP | Posted 05.27.2014 | World

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister says the European Parliament election results this week strongly indicate the threat of rising racism ...

Major Shift Of Power In Pivotal EU Vote

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 07.25.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — In a story May 26 about the European Parliament elections, The Associated Press erroneously described the Greek opposition Syriza pa...

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.

Merkel: PUNISH Countries Running Excessive Deficits

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for tougher regulation aimed at stock and bond traders along with a crackdown on government debt...

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...

EU Parliament: Conservatives Score Wins On Message Of Economic Recovery

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — A volatile mix of apathy, anger and economic uncertainty translated into gains for extreme-right parties in European parliamentary elec...

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...

Conservatives score wins in EU parliament voting

AP | CONSTANT BRAND and ROBERT WIELAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BRUSSELS — Conservatives scored victories in some of Europe's largest economies Sunday as voters punished left-leaning parties in European parli...

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.