Aki Kaurismäki delivers a minimalist portrait of an asylum-seeking refugee from Syria.
With Scotland gaining more power over its finances, Glasgow and Fife are eager to try out an economic plan already running successfully in parts of Finland, the Netherlands, Africa, India and Canada.
Children aren't products to be bought and sold. The profit motive should end at the front door of the public school.
Under the plan receiving support from 70 percent of the country, every adult would receive a monthly allotment of 800 euros.
Immersed in the greatest refugee crisis since World War II, the European Union cannot get it together. But ordinary Europeans are doing amazing things.
The FBI repeatedly asked Scandinavian countries to detain and deport whistleblower Edward Snowden if he attempted to enter their territories, recently released official documents reveal.
Support for a universal basic income is growing. In Europe, for example, the Dutch city of Utrecht is about to introduce an experiment that aims “to challenge the notion that people who receive public money need to be patrolled and punished." Here, the political, philosophical and economic arguments are made clear.
In part seven of an interview series on The Real News Network’s “Reality Asserts Itself,” Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer tells TRNN Senior Editor Paul Jay that America's ruling parties are composed not of ideologues committed to particular values but of careerists fortunately susceptible to public pressure.
Ministers of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland have declared their intent to cooperate militarily against Russia, which they described as “the biggest challenge to European security.”
The Social Progress Index has published the latest global data on quality of life, and America's "We're No. 1" crowd isn't left with much to shout about.