Greens
Fighting gentrification in Berlin – the experience of Deutsche Wohnen & CO Enteignen

Phil Butland, a member of the Right2TheCity campaign in Berlin, reflects on the historic referendum on expropriating landlords, the efforts by those in power to place obstacles and what lies ahead for the movement

Understanding Germany’s ‘traffic light’ coalition

Germany’s new coalition government is set to be voted in today. Pawel Wargan, organizer, researcher, and coordinator of the International Secretariat of the Progressive International, speaks on the contradictions of the coalition

Die Linke win Germany In Germany, Die Linke’s Bodo Ramelow re-elected as Thuringian PM

The elections held on February 5 ended in political chaos when Thomas Kemmerich of the liberal Free Democratic Party declared a victory with the support of conservatives and the far-right

Thuringian elections Germany Thuringian State premier resigns following national outrage over far-right support

Thomas Kemmerich, who was elected as prime minister of the German State of Thuringia with the support of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) on February 5, resigned the next day

Lower Austria elections Austrian communists regain northeastern municipal council seats

The Communist Party of Austria (KPO) has won seats in four municipalities of the northeastern State of Lower Austria, while the Party of Labour of Austria (PdA) has won one municipal seat

Berlin house rent Berlin State stops rent hikes for five years

Berlin has been facing a housing crisis and soaring rents. As per reports, rents in the city have increased by 60% since 2011

Portugal PM Costa The significance of the center-left victory in Portugal

António Costa’s politics has contemporary relevance insofar as he has bucked the trend of the declining fortunes for Europe’s center-left, backed by three Leftist groups.

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