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Europe

UK: Defiance, not Compliance, with renewed antisemitism witch hunt

It’s August, often called the silly season, but the latest campaign against Jeremy Corbyn and some of his prominent supporters is no laughing matter. Read more...

EU summit – Agreement at the expense of refugees

The two-day meeting of the Council of the European Union in Brussels on June 28/29 was totally overshadowed by the issue of migration and the demands of a faction of central European states plus Italy Read more...

Trump visits UK, calls for hard Brexit

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump flew in fresh from provoking his Nato Allies in Brussels to a Britain he said was “in somewhat turmoil” (sic) and promptly went on to make things even worse for his hapless h Read more...

Britain: Theresa May’s Chequered Brexit

Germany: CDU/CSU agreement: arrival as fiction, racism as compromise

The "Union", that is the partnership between the Christian Democrat Union and the Christian Social Union, CDU/CSU, is still in one piece and so too, probably, is the German government. Read more...

Austria: 100,000 demonstrate against 12 hour day

Last Saturday, June 30, saw the biggest mobilisation yet against Austria's right wing government since it took office in December. Read more...

Prague 68: Revolution and Counter Revolution

1968 was one of history’s “mad years” like 1848, 1917-18, 1989 and, most recently, 2011. It was a time when the eruption of revolts in one country quickly stimulated upheavals in others. Read more...