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Austria: Coalition agreement: a Green fig leaf for the ÖVP

With the approval of more than 93 percent of the Federal Congress of the Greens for a coalition agreement with the conservative Austrian People’s Party, ÖVP, the new Austrian government has been forme Read more...

France: Government tries to split workers' united front

ON FRIDAY 10 January, workers across France walked out for the 37th day of strikes and demonstrations against the Macron government’s attempt to raise the retirement age and introduce massive cuts to Read more...

Germany: Is the Grand Coalition coming to an end?

In the election of the two-person, one female, one male, leadership of the SPD, the party's members voted against the representatives of the party establishment, the finance minister and vice-chancell Read more...

UK Election: A failure of strategy

LABOUR’S SHATTERING DEFEAT at the hands of Boris Johnson is a bitter day for millions of class conscious workers and most young people. Read more...

French workers defy Macron: We’ve had enough! Now we must win!

One and a half million on more than 200 demonstrations across France. Read more...

Spain: Can the Socialist-Populist embrace last?

The November 10 parliamentary election in Spain, the second this year and the fourth since 2015, once again produced an unstable parliament with no absolute majority for any one party. Read more...

Thuringia after the election: where now for the Left Party?

Thuringia marked the low point of the recent East German state elections. Read more...

UK: Fight to win - then fight for power!

After three years of wrangling over Brexit, parliament has voted for a snap general election on 12 December.

The battle lines for the election are clear. Read more...

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