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Right wing extremism, not immigrants, the big threat in Europe

It is not the refugees who are posing the threat, but rather, those forces whose goals and methods all too vividly recall the rise of fascism 85 years ago.

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Ultra-right makes worrisome advances in French regional elections

In France, as in other European countries, the most common interpretation of the right's surge is hostility toward immigrants, refugees and foreigners in general.

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Anti-austerity struggle: Is the tide turning in Europe?

If mass unity, transcending national borders, can indeed be built, great things can happen in Europe.

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European left leaders call for “Plan B” for their economies

On the 13th July, the democratic elected Greek government of Alexis Tsipras was brought to its knees by the European Union.

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Immigrants, welcome and unwelcome in Europe

Desperate families facing ever new obstacles from weather, hunger and thirst to barbed wire fences - these pictures hammer at emotions for one tragic week after another.

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Europe's new barbarians

Austerity as a strategy is more than just throwing a scare into countries, it is also undermining the social contract between labor and capital that has characterized much of Europe for the past two generations.

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Ukraine’s communists, under attack, seek solidarity

The Ukraine is now suffering under a totalitarian regime, the head of that country's beleaguered Communist Party said.

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Enforcement not the answer to Europe’s immigration problems

International law guarantees the right to seek asylum; seizing boats and mass detentions are violations of this right.

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TPP’s evil twin advances in European Parliament

The legislative arm of the European Union approved a position statement backing, with modifications, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.

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TPP threatens health of millions

TPP would make many drug prices unaffordable and block availability of generic drugs, pricing millions of people out of much-needed medical care.

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