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UK: Stop the Extradition of Julian Assange

Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange is now on trial at Woolwich crown court in south-east London to decide whether he will be extradited to the United States, where he faces 18 charges of breaching the Read more...

Germany: Right extremist terror in Hanau

Nine lives were lost in the most recent extreme right-wing terrorist attack in Germany. Read more...

Germany: Tragedy and farce in Thuringia

"Hegel remarks somewhere that all facts and personages of great importance in world history occur, as it were, twice. He forgot to add: the first time as tragedy, the second as farce." Read more...

Ireland: The Sinn Féin surge

Ireland’s 7 February election delivered a stunning result for Sinn Féin. Read more...

Australia burns: who will douse the flames?

AS WILDFIRES rage across swathes of Australia, tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in every major city to demand the resignation of the government and action on the climate emergency Read more...

Johnson’s victory, Corbyn’s defeat, and the battles to come

A DECADE OF political crisis, the last half of which saw three general elections, two referendums, and three Tory prime ministers, has ended with Boris Johnson in Number Ten. Read more...

France: La lutte contre la reforme des retraites à un tournant

Le mouvement de lutte contre la reforme des retraite est à un tournant, après deux mois d’action de masse qui non seulement ont appris ce qu’est la peur à Macron, mais qui sont aussi devenus une sourc Read more...

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...

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