European Parliament elections
New Brexit Interview “Brexit must be tied to the campaign for a radical and transformative Labour government”

Peoples Dispatch speaks to Martin Hall of the Leave-Fight-Transform (LeFT) campaign on the possibilities for a radical and progressive Brexit and its implications

Yellow Vests France Yellow Vests plan future course of action ahead of first anniversary

The Yellow Vests movement, which started in France on November 17, 2018, is set to observe its first anniversary. Since its inception, the movement has conducted weekly protests on Saturday

greece_elections_2019 SYRIZA loses to center-right party in Greek polls, KKE retains seats

The center-right conservative New Democracy won 158 seats in the 300-member parliament. SYRIZA, which had gained power in 2015 riding on its anti-austerity stance, seems to have paid the price for going back on that position

French Communist Party “The class enemy remains stronger and has got wider mechanisms to divide the working class”

Nicolas Maury of the French Communist Party (PCF) analyzes the situation following the European parliament elections in May, and looks into the victories of the far-right, especially in France

KKE returns to power in third largest city, SYRIZA suffers setback

Kostas Peletidis, was re-elected as mayor of Patras, the third largest city in Greece. He was the candidate of the KKE-backed People’s Rally and won 70.22 % of the votes

The global shift to the right

No matter how successful the right may be in the short-run in mobilizing people around a divisive agenda, it is incapable of leading them out of the current economic crisis. It is only the left that can provide a way out.

Emboldened by the Tory defeat, Scotland plans for another Independence referendum

The failure of the Conservative government in the UK to take forward the Brexit formalities and the subsequent political crisis has reinvigorated the aspirations for independence among a pro-EU majority in Scotland.

Greece Elections In Greece, communists withstand conservative surge as SYRIZA crumbles

Following a decline of nearly 13% in SYRIZA’s vote share, prime minister Alexis Tsipras called for fresh elections which will be held in the first week of July

Yellow vests Yellow Vests hit the streets for the 25th consecutive week

In the city of Metz, thousands of yellow vests and environmentalists joined forces to protest at the venue of the meeting of environment ministers of the G7 countries

Right to health march ‘Our health is not for sale’: Week-long actions across Europe observing World Health Day

As part of the World Health Day on April 7 and the elections to European Parliament, scheduled from May 23 to 26, health activists observed a European Week of Action against the commercialization and privatization of health and social protection from April 1 to 7.

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