The European Union is gradually absorbing the Balkans, but it’s far from a done deal.
The Greek economic crisis is not about living beyond one’s means, reports columnist Walden Bello from Athens. It’s the same story of unregulated financial speculation all over again.
The new Europe needs a grand strategy. It should look to diplomacy.
The European radical left opposes the latest version of European integration.
The European Union may be about to bump up its game. But first, the people of Europe have to give their okay.
“We are treated less than real workers, and are vulnerable to some of the worst abuses you can imagine…we urge the Department of Labor to enact reforms to address the special conditions and vulnerability of workers excluded from the labor laws.”
“Let us work together to create just climate and energy policy that does not sacrifice one segment of our population and their way of life so that a privileged few can thrive.”
“Native tribes must be provided federal support to own and operate a new crop of renewable electricity generating infrastructure providing the dual benefits of low carbon power and green economic development.”
“As jobs decline, wage theft is on the rise, and no one but the most vulnerable workers themselves are doing anything to stop it. Members of Congress should work towards comprehensive immigration reform that provides real protections for workers, their families, and their communities.”
The NAFTA-expanding Security and Prosperity Partnership is too cozy with big business.
An anonymous UN official gives insight on perceptions about the international community.
Its a great freedom to say that I am Turkish American. But after 10 years of saying that, there is no Turkishness left.
An interview on anti-Americanism, Islam, and Istanbul.
The European Union is considering a way to use trees — and soil — to save us from global warming.
In the courtship of Europe and Turkey, both sides are having second thoughts.