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Croatia: Electoral setback for the Right

In Croatia’s elections earlier this month, the Croatian Democratic Union (Hrvatska Demokratska Zajednica; HDZ) lost the country’s presidency, in a major blow to the alliance of far-right governments c Read more...

France: Stop the lull turning into a retreat

The strike movement against the pension reform is at a turning point after two months of mass action that not only put the fear of god into Macron, but also became an inspiration for millions across E Read more...

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...

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