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Woman with a laptop in bed/ CC0 victoria-heath
Woman with a laptop in bed/ CC0 victoria-heath
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Cyberviolence – why we need a safe and feminist internet now

Sylwia Spurek
Opinion by Sylwia Spurek
European collaboration can offer solutions on how to end cyberviolence. Sylwia Spurek MEP on why ending online violence should be considered a priority for the European Parliament when fighting gender-based violence.
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Europe is on track for three degrees of global warming - COP27 is a wake-up call for the EU to do more

Michael Bloss
Opinion by Michael Bloss
At this rate, we are headed towards a 3 degrees hotter world. COP27 is a wake-up call for the EU to do more, now.
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Single tree in a desert landscape / CC0 Wolfgang Hasselmann
Single tree in a desert landscape / CC0 Wolfgang Hasselmann
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Global South at COP27: "Those responsible for the climate crisis need to pay for our loss and damages"

Bas Eickhout
Opinion by Bas Eickhout
Loss and damage: COP27 is the chance for the global leaders to work together on ambitious climate goals and justice. We need to act now.
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Malte Gallee at a Code Rouge protest against TotalEnergies / Malte Gallee
Malte Gallee at a Code Rouge protest against TotalEnergies / Malte Gallee
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Fighting TotalEnergies: Why climate activists shut down a giant fossil fuel corporation

Malte Gallée
Opinion by Malte Gallée
Over 1000 activists from the Code Rouge/Rood coalition protested against fossil fuel giant TotalEnergies’ by blocking their sites in Belgium.
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Credit picture Photo European Parliament
Picture of EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen
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Derailing the Green Deal will weaken the EU’s prosperity

Philippe Lamberts
Opinion by Philippe Lamberts
The Commission President’s own political family is pushing to derail key Green Deal files. To allow it will be a major mistake for EU competitiveness
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Pandora Papers visual / GreensEFA
Pandora Papers visual / GreensEFA
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One year after the Pandora Papers scandal - has the EU learned any lessons on tax havens?

Damien Carême Kira Peter-Hansen
Opinion by Damien Carême & Kira Peter-Hansen
A year after one of the biggest tax evasion scandals, the Pandora Papers, what lessons has the EU learned?
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Low waters of the Rhine river in summer 2022 / CC0 Bernd Dittrich
Low waters of the Rhine river in summer 2022 / CC0 Bernd Dittrich
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Droughts are a threat to peace in Europe

Benoît Biteau
Opinion by Benoît Biteau
This summer we have again witnessed droughts and floods caused by climate change. But why do droughts lead to conflict? And what can the EU do about it?
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People sitting in a bus / CC0 matthew henry
People sitting in a bus / CC0 matthew henry
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Working but poor - How the EU could fix decent minimum wages for everyone

Mounir Satouri
Opinion by Mounir Satouri
What is the EU minimum wage directive? Read what we can do to help those most affected by the cost-of-living crisis.
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©bertrand-borie
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
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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%!