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European Parliament fails to vote down the Taxonomy

Members of the European Parliament voted on the objection to the European Commission's delegated act on the Taxonomy Regulation. The absolute majority required for a rejection was not reached, and the delegated act was adopted. The governments of Austria and Luxembourg have announced that they will challenge the decision of the Commission in court.

PRESS RELEASES
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Greens/EFA welcomes proposal to make Catalan a working language for the European Parliament

Last week, an agreement was reached between the Spanish and Catalan governments that the Spanish government will request the European Parliament to adopt Catalan as a working language for the plenary sessions of the European Parliament. Greens/EFA welcomes and supports this proposal.
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Jourova & Reynders present the Rule of Law report in Luxembourg
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Commission rule of law report: Sharper analysis but lacks bite

The Commission has released its third annual Rule of Law Report. The report focuses on justice systems, anti-corruption frameworks, media freedom and pluralism, and institutional checks and balances. For the first time, the report contains country specific recommendations on the rule of law and suggests concrete actions to be taken
OPINIONS
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Food market in Palermo/Sicily
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Stop speculators gambling with our food and energy prices - and our lives

Benoît Biteau Karima Delli Bas Eickhout Ernest Urtasun
Opinion by Benoît Biteau & Karima Delli & Bas Eickhout & Ernest Urtasun
Food prices are going up, but who is profiting? What is food speculation and how does it drive up prices for basic foods that we rely on, like grain and wheat? And what can we do to tackle this problem?
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People oder Profits
Opinion |

Human crises can’t mean corporate profits - the case for an EU-wide windfall tax

Rasmus Andresen Claude Gruffat
Opinion by Rasmus Andresen & Claude Gruffat
While people see their energy bills skyrocket and their shopping cart get more and more expensive, there are energy and food corporations who, in the same period, have had unprecedented profits. It's time for the 1% to stop profiting at the expense of the 99%!
VIDEOS
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End Mass Surveillance video thumbnail
End Mass Surveillance video thumbnail
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New tools of oppression? Here's why Italy banned mass surveillance

What is biometric mass surveillance? Why is it so dangerous? And what can we do to ban the use of our biometric data to protect our privacy?
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Building a Europe of all peoples

We want a diverse Europe. A Union that respects minorities, individuals, stateless nations and their right to self-determination. Our campaign aims at putting multilevel governance on the EU agenda.

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