The strange alliance between Pope Francis and no logo author on environment and climate change

In the middle of the rising tension in Europe about Greece, the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean and terroristic attacks, another event attracted attention and surprised many observers: Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’, addressing climate change. Yesterday’s press conference for the opening of the meeting People and Planet First: the Imperative to Change Course organised […]

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TTIP: not just a trade agreement

This is not a free trade agreement and you should not sign it! With these words, Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz branded TTIP on 24th of September 2014 during a meeting at the Italian Parliament. As already explained in a previous post, TTIP is the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership currently negotiated between Europe […]

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