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Austria: ÖVP wins, SPÖ losses show need for socialist answers

The elections to Austria's parliament, the National Council, on September 29 brought a huge victory for the conservative ÖVP under Sebastian Kurz. Read more...

France: Resistance to Macron grows - but the left vegetates

A prolonged strike in Accident and Emergency departments throughout the country, a successful strike on the Paris metro on September 13, with an indefinite stoppage forecast for December, a national d Read more...

Austria: Facing a new version of Black and Blue?

In May of this year, the "Black and Blue project", so named after the colours of the Austrian conservative party, ÖVP, and the racist-populist "Freedom Party", FPÖ, was less than one and a half year Read more...

Now finish off Boris

WITH THE COMMONS' VOTE TO TAKE CONTROL of its agenda and the passage of a Bill preventing No Deal, the constitutional coup of Boris Johnson and his sinister advisor Dominic Cummings has been thwarted Read more...

Ukraine: New personnel, old problems

After the presidential election in April 2019, Volodymyr Selenskyj has now also won the parliamentary elections, brought forward to July 21, with an absolute majority of seats in the Rada (parliament Read more...

Syriza pays the price of betrayal

The Coalition of the Radical Left, Syriza, has been thrown out of office after just over four years in government. Read more...

The women's strike in Switzerland - a historic day!

On June 14, in Switzerland, around half a million people took part in the women's strike. Read more...

UK: Labour’s Two Brexit Faces

Jeremy Corbyn's latest statement on Labour's Brexit policy, in an email to party members, has been presented as a major shift towards a "Remain" position. It is not. Read more...

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