Madrid-Catalonia Standoff Intensifies

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by Giorgio Cafiero The flag of Catalonia and pro-Catalan independence posters are virtually everywhere in Barcelona. Each night at 10 pm, Catalonians who call for their autonomous region to separate from Spain bang pots and pans to express their support… Continue Reading  

Trump in Europe: Reinforcing His Predecessors’ Errors

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by Robert E. Hunter A single swallow does not a summer make; neither does one trip by a US president to Europe redefine transatlantic relations. One can be excused from drawing the opposite conclusion from media reporting of President Donald… Continue Reading  

When Trump’s Push Comes to Shove in Europe

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by John Feffer It has become increasingly difficult to distinguish between the reality show of Donald Trump in the Oval Office and the Saturday Night Live parody of the president. Was it Donald Trump — or Alec Baldwin as Donald… Continue Reading  

Europe and the United States: Diverging Destinies?

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by Peter Jenkins What are we to make of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s remarks at a political rally in Munich on May 28? The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out. I’ve experienced that… Continue Reading  

The Future of the European Left

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by John Feffer The last thing Europe needs right now is advice from Americans, particularly American progressives. After all, we failed to prevent Donald Trump and his cronies from seizing the White House or the far-right wing of the Republican… Continue Reading