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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...

US imperialism abandons Kurdish allies to Turkish invasion

Donald Trump has just signaled a dramatic shift in US policy in northern Syria, betraying his erstwhile allies the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in which the Kurdish YPG militia are the dominant for 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...

Azadi March in Kashmir – first hurdles overcome, but more are to come

Since October 3, 30,000 or more have joined the Azadi (Freedom) March in Kashmir. The protest is organised by the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front, JKLF. Read more...

Israel: Elections further shatter two state solution

Benjamin Netanyahu called the 17 September Knesset election in the hope that it would give him the majority he needed to create a new coalition and remain prime minister. 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...

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