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Europe

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...

Catalonia: release the prisoners!

On 14 October, after a trial lasting four months, the Madrid Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to between nine and 13 years in prison for their part in the 2017 secession movemen Read more...

Germany: Antisemitic attack in Halle

For a long time, the growth of Right wing terrorism in Germany has been downplayed or even denied outright. On Wednesday, October 9, it once again showed the reality of its bloody, inhuman face. Read more...

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...

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