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The people of Greece rebelled last week against the perverse notion that they should continue to endure biting austerity in a vain attempt to cure a condition that they are not solely responsible ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 08:19 AM PST with 12 Recommends
So. Juncker was the duly elected Spitzenkandidat for the post of President of the European Commission for the EPP, the party which won the most seats in the European Parliament elections. He ...
by Frank Schnittger
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jun 29, 2014 at 11:16 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Consumer groups on both sides of the Atlantic have objected to Google’s proposed European antitrust settlement, which relies heavily on labeling Google’s own services and on showing links to ...
by Consumer Watchdog
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed May 29, 2013 at 11:49 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
"... the lid is finally being lifted off the dark and murky world of oil pricing" -- Luke Bosdet of the AA in Britain Offices of both BP and Shell Oil were raided yesterday by European regulators ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed May 15, 2013 at 04:03 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Eleven Internet Companies are pressing European antitrust regulators to take strong action against Google so that the Internet ...
by Consumer Watchdog
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Mar 22, 2013 at 11:16 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
A tale of two European Unions: austerity-choked Greece on the one hand, where tens of thousands of households kept warm by burning firewood and whatever else they could find this past winter; and ...
by neo11
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 10:46 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Last weekend news broke that the Federal Trade Commission was about to settle its two-year antitrust investigation of Google with what charitably could be ...
by Consumer Watchdog
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 10:48 PM PST with 10 Recommends
When you stare down a $220 billion corporation, it's hard not to blink. But if the Federal Trade Commission doesn't deliver on its ultimatum to ...
by Consumer Watchdog
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 11:45 AM PST with 2 Recommends
A bunch of Robin Hoods are seeking economic justice in America. They want the financial transactions tax resurrected. This is the Robin Hood tax, a tiny levy on the sale of stocks, bonds, derivatives,
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Jun 27, 2012 at 06:30 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Americans bailed out Wall Street, handing it a Marshall Plan for reconstruction after its bad bets blew up the world economy. Now, three years later, happy days are here again for the Wall Street ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 08:05 AM PST with 21 Recommends
Today in his annual state of the Union speech to the European Parliament, President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso has made a few proposals, one on tighter integration of the EU, ...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 101 comments on Wed Sep 28, 2011 at 10:09 AM PDT with 82 Recommends
Hmmm...let's see where this leads us.
by Tasini
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Apr 29, 2011 at 09:41 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Installing solar panels? Consuming less energy? Planting trees? Reducing carbon footprints? Saving the planet from overheating? Going Green? Following the [Live Earth http://www.liveearth.org/
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 77 comments on Mon Jul 09, 2007 at 03:40 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
The title does not say what this is about, so here it is for those of you that doe not want to waste your time guessing: this is about the politics of energy, using the example of Europe. Feel free ...
by Jerome a Paris
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Jan 13, 2007 at 04:17 PM PST with 61 Recommends
Many have lamented that the United States is falling behind -- in health care, education, admiration and goodwill, and so much more. As current US expenditures on energy research are a shadow of ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Jan 07, 2007 at 09:08 PM PST with 20 Recommends
This amazing bit of information, via the Foreign Policy blog and ...
by Jerome a Paris
Comment Count 379 comments on Mon Nov 27, 2006 at 01:50 PM PST with 229 Recommends
by Jerome a Paris
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Oct 17, 2006 at 06:40 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
by Jerome a Paris
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Sep 25, 2006 at 02:24 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
by tzt
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Nov 28, 2005 at 01:45 PM PST with 13 Recommends
by ameri
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Nov 10, 2005 at 10:45 AM PST with 1 Recommend