Two years after some European governments decided to shut their borders in the face of people fleeing war and persecution, over sixty thousand are still stuck in Greece. The country, which is dealing with a severe economic crisis, has little to offer, therefore grassroots initiatives and small organizations come with help.
Only in Europe’s post-communist east do populists routinely beat traditional parties in elections. Of 15 Eastern European countries, populist parties currently hold power in seven, belong to the ruling coalition in two more, and are the main opposition force in three.
People who are addicted in Romania, especially the poor, receive little of the support they’d need to get better and are at a constant risk of overdose.
Since 2015 the LSE’s International Drug Policy Unit (IDPU) has been working with local partners the Ana Liffey Drug Project to help foster a new era of progressive drug policies in Ireland.
The General Assembly is one example of an enactment of cross-border collective decision-making that current governments should be inspired by.
“Professional peddlers piled up a good amount of money, and more is being made as prices rise even higher and a system of wholesaling develops. That this new wealth is not effectively taxed is the government’s fault, not the peddlers.” Read the fourth chapter of the book by David R. Pichaske.
The European Parliament will decide.