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SOMO and WEED

Two development NGOs, the Dutch SOMO and the German WEED, publish an electronic  newsletter

EU-US trade deal: report reveals ‘true human and environmental costs’

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As the second round of negotiations on the EU-US trade agreement kick off in Brussels, a newly published report reveals the true human and environmental costs of the proposed deal.

"Democracy package": More cooperation needed for true peace and democratisation in Turkey to succeed, says Left MEP

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The so-called "democratisation package" presented by Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan is a step in the right direction", according to GUE/NGL (United Left Group/Nordic Green Left) Member of the Euro

Not learning from Lehman mistakes

The 15th of September 2013 marks the fifth anniversary of the most spectacular bankruptcy of the financial crisis: the collapse of Wall Street investment bank Lehman Brothers.

Civil unrest and climate change


Left MEPs nominate Edward Snowden for European Parliament human rights prize



The European United Left / Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) group in the European Parliament will nominate Edward Snowden for the 2013 Sakharov Prize.

Poland: The Rebirth of Radical Nationalism: Welcome back to the 30s

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Warsaw - The past days following the Nationalist riots of November 11, 2012 have been a time of solemn reflection for those of us in Poland and our friends watching around the world.

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