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Europe

France: Teachers strike against government organised disruption

Less than a hundred days before the first round of the presidential election on April 10, the strike by French teachers has been massive, determined and very combative. Read more...

Germany: The "traffic light" coalition

Almost three months after the general election, Germany has a new government. Read more...

Anti-migrant aggression in Eastern Europe exposes EU hypocrisy

The horrific scenes of families, including young children, starving and freezing on the Belarusian border represent a new low for human rights in the recent history of Europe. Read more...

Compulsory vaccination against the Fourth Wave?

In Germany, as in other European countries, the fourth wave of the covid pandemic is gaining momentum. Read more...

Halt the tragedies in the Channel – let the refugees in

In the latest tragedy in the English Channel, at least 27 refugees, including five women and a young girl, drowned when their inflatable dinghy capsized in the icy waters. Read more...

Dispute with Poland: new test for the EU?

The conflict between the EU and Poland is escalating. The parliament and the government in Warsaw continue to refuse to recognise the superior character of EU law over national law. Read more...

Refugees victimised in EU-Belarus ‘hybrid war’

ON THE border between Belarus and its EU neighbours; Poland, Latvia and Lithuania, refugees from the global south are once again being used as pawns in a vicious inter-state power struggle. Read more...

Italy: fascists direct covid anger against trade unions

ON SATURDAY 16 October tens of thousands attended an anti-fascist demonstration in Rome, called by the CGIL trade union, in response to a fascist attack on the union’s headquarters the previous week. Read more...

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