Wednesday Feb 19
The Huffington Post
Greenpeace Dumps Coal At French President's Palace Ahead Of Merkel Visit
Paris police detained 12 Greenpeace activists who dumped a truckload of coal at the doorstep of France's presidential palace on Wednesday, hours before a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
UAW and VW Seek Economic High Road, Anti-Union Pols Want to Block It
Too frequently in recent decades, the United States has taken the low road , embracing so-called "free-trade" agreements and encouraging domestic "competition" between the states that encourages a race to the bottom when it comes to wages, benefits, environmental rules and consumer protections.
Trier city market
Trier is the oldest city in Germany. Situated on the Moselle River, not far from Luxembourg, the city is a treasure trove of Roman ruins.