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Europe

A step in the right direction: Zero Covid!

The Corona pandemic, with its more than 2 million deaths worldwide so far, is certainly the most dangerous fast-spreading global epidemic since the Spanish flu. Read more...

EU at the Crossroads

For several years, Europe has been at a crossroads. The way forward concerns first the EU and the Eurozone, but of course also the countries outside the confederation, above all, Russia and Britain. Read more...

France: Macron’s war on Separatism

On 9 December, France’s prime minister, Jean Castex, held a press conference to announce the publication of a "draft law to strengthen republican values", aimed at defending secularism (Laïcité) and f Read more...

UK: Boris Johnson's Brexit heralds race to the bottom

Whatever a narrow majority of the electorate imagined they would get when they voted to Leave the European Union, the strategists who planned Brexit knew exactly what they wanted. Read more...

Compromise ends EU budget dispute

After weeks of wrangling with Poland and Hungary, the German Council presidency just managed to avoid the EU's next looming disaster. Read more...

UK: Labour in crisis over repression of Corbyn supporters

On 29 October 2020, Jeremy Corbyn, Labour Leader from September 2015 to April 2020, was suspended from party membership and had his membership of the Parliamentary Labour Party withdrawn. Read more...

France: down with the “security” laws and police impunity!

The second wave of the pandemic, combined with a second month-long lockdown, are certainly far from the best conditions to organise a fight back against President Emmanuel Macron’s draconian new globa Read more...

Political crisis in Sweden: Strike action is the way forward

Ever since a general election in September 2018 produced a hung parliament, Sweden has limped from one near-crisis to the next. Read more...

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