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Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht - heroes of the revolution

Ninety nine years ago, on the night of 15 January 1919, two of the greatest revolutionary socialists in history, Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, were brutally murdered by right-wing soldiers actin Read more...

Austria: Right wing coalition reveals its plans



On December 18, Austria's new government, a coalition of the conservative People's Party, ÖVP, and the extremely right wing, Freedom Party, FPÖ, was inaugurated. Read more...

The political crisis in Germany: no to another Grand Coalition!

The failure of talks to form a coalition government of the Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union, CDU/CSU, the Free Democratic Party, FDP, and the Green Party, in mid November, revealed a Read more...

Rajoy loses Catalan elections - now it's time to throw him out

The elections in Catalonia have not, as Spanish premier Mariano Rajoy gambled they would, broken the logjam in his favour. Indeed, his tactic has failed and even weakened his position. Read more...

Las elecciones catalanas del 21 de diciembre

La campaña está en marcha en Cataluña para las elecciones al parlamento autonómico el 21 de diciembre. Es probable que la participación sea alta: el 82 por ciento de los encuestados dice a los encuest Read more...

The December 21 Catalan Elections

Campaigning is well underway in Catalonia for elections to the regional parliament on 21 December. Read more...

Germany: The extreme right is growing – how about the resistance?

Ten thousand demonstrators mobilised in the north German city of Hanover on December 2 against the conference of the far right party, the Alternative for Germany, AfD, which won 12.6 per cent in the S Read more...

Political Crisis in Berlin

Failed! For the time being, at least, there will be no “Jamaica Coalition” of the Christian Democrats/Christian Social Union (Black) the Free Democrats (Yellow) and the Greens in Germany. Read more...