Alexis Tsipras’ Failed Attempt at Democratic Socialism in Greece

sipras has turned his back on democratic socialism.  He’s turned his back on the poor, the elderly, the environment, and even the victims of terrorism for no good reason.  Tsipras has set back his professed democratic socialism by a generation.

Alexis Tsipras | Greece

The Greek word “syriza” means radical or from the grassroots.  That, however, does not describe the man who leads Syriza, Greece’s ruling party of the same name. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras mishandled the dramatic standoff with the EU and international creditors three years ago. He is now meddling with the country’s anti-terrorism laws

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ACTA 2.0 – The EU’s New Intellectual Property Law Threatens Fundamental Internet Freedom

Freedom of expression is a thorn in the side of EU technocrats. A new intellectual property law adopted by the European Parliament in September threatens our fundamental rights.

Internet means freedom. Still. We can (still) freely retrieve content with our search engines. We can (still) freely and without further ado access the sources in a text. This will soon change. Article 13 of the controversial law says that website operators and Internet providers will be held accountable for the content of their customers and

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Soros Says EU In ‘Existential Crisis’, Needs To Be Reinvented To Survive

Speaking at the Brussels Economic Forum, the billionaire investor said the EU had «lost its momentum.»

Soros Fund Management Chairman George Soros speaks at the Nicolas Berggruen Conference in Berlin, Germany, Oct. 30, 2012. (AP/Thomas Peter)

Commenting on the current state of the European experiment, George Soros warned the European Union has plunged it into an existential crisis as a result of "dysfunctional" institutions and austerity mandates and will require the bloc to reinvent itself to survive. Speaking at the Brussels Economic Forum, the billionaire investor said the EU had

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Europe Union Considering Alliance-Wide Nuclear Weapons Program

The move demonstrates the growing sense in Europe that steps may be necessary to protect the order in the era of a Trump presidency.

The Strasbourg seat of the European Parliament. Germany's Federal Foreign Office is set to launch a public debate on the future of the EU. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

(REPORT) --- Initially pushed by Eastern European members, particularly Poland, as another way to challenge Russia, the European Union is now seen warming to the idea of establishing its own alliance-wide nuclear weapons program placed under common European command. This plan appears to fall well short of Poland’s call for a Russia-sized nuclear

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Moscovici: Anti-Establishment Populism Pushing EU Into Unknown

French police officers detain a man during a demonstration of extreme-right activists and supporters of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West), in front of the train station in Calais, northern France, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler) The current revolt against the political establishment and globalization in Europe could send the […]

French police officers detain a man during a demonstration of extreme-right activists and supporters of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West), in front of the train station in Calais, northern France, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Hundreds of extreme-right activists demonstrated Saturday to "save" Calais from homeless migrants inundating the French port city in hopes of crossing the English Channel to Britain. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)

The current revolt against the political establishment and globalization in Europe could send the EU into a US-style leap into the unknown and potentially rip apart the European Union, EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici has warned. Moscovici, the EU Commissioner for Economic Affairs, acknowledged the growing sense of disillusionment

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German FM: EU In ‘Violent Turmoil’ That ‘Might End Up With Union’s Collapse’

«The financial crisis, the refugee influx into Europe and the shock from the Brexit referendum in Great Britain have brought the European Union into violent turmoil.»

The Strasbourg seat of the European Parliament. Germany's Federal Foreign Office is set to launch a public debate on the future of the EU. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

The German Federal Foreign Office is set to open up a public debate on the future of the EU in a bid to secure the union's future; financial crisis, refugee influx and the shock from the Brexit referendum has sent the block into "violent turmoil" which might end up with its collapse, according to German FM Frank-Walter Steinmeier. "The

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