European Union
Brexit, COVID and the continuing ambiguity in Britain

Vijay Prashad, Executive Director, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, talks to Musician Pandit G of the Asian Dub Foundation speak of the power of music and community in fighting the evils of society.

Social Democrat-led coalition leads in North Macedonian polls, Left enters parliament

The Social Democrat-led We Can coalition has established a slender lead in the polls in North Macedonia that were held on July 15. This is likely to strengthen the pro-EU bloc in the country

The case of refugees in Greece

Successive Greek governments have done nothing to to ensure decent living conditions for the uprooted people. Instead, they are also evicting those who have been granted asylum from their accommodation facilities

Tunisia Workers protest COVID Tunisian workers protest lack of government support COVID-19 shutdown

Workers demanded adequate support from the government and protection from the economic distress caused by the lockdown. The countrywide shutdown has left a large number of people in the country without work

Italy coronavirus A letter from Italy in the time of coronavirus

Only a complete paradigm change, with huge government investment in the economy, in public services and job creation, will save us from the worst effects of this disaster

“We want Belgium out of NATO and NATO out of Belgium”

The Workers’ Party of Belgium has been in the forefront of resisting the far-right in the country, as well as promoting internationalism and battling for a just solution to climate change

India’s data protection bill: from protecting data to a surveillance state

India’s Personal Data Protection bill provides some protection against big digital companies, but none against big government. The objective is a surveillance state where any criticism of the government would be considered sedition

Workers' Party of Belgium What makes the Workers’ Party of Belgium tick?

Bert De Belder of the Workers’ Party of Belgium reflects on the transitions that enabled his organization to emerge as a powerful force throughout the country at a time of increasing fracturing of the polity

Poland judicial reforms Massive protests against controversial judicial reforms rock Poland

The conservative government in Poland led by the Law and Justice Party (PiS) is pushing judicial reforms in an attempt to subjugate the judiciary

Algeria protests Algerians demand removal of all vestiges of Bouteflika regime

Ahead of the presidential elections scheduled for December 12, tens of thousands of people took to the streets against the continuing presence of associates of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika in power

Climate change summit Ahead of COP25, EU declares climate emergency

The members of the EU were urged to commit to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The European parliament also voted for a target of curbing greenhouse emission by 55% by 2030

Worsening condition of refugee camps in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Activists and volunteers who took part in a donation convoy for refugees in Bosnia-Herzegovina have reported the harsh conditions of the refugees living there

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