Europe

IDEAS & DEBATES

The Working Class, the Left, and Right-Wing Populism

December 20, 2016 | The election of Donald Trump and the rise of the far right in Europe have rekindled the much-needed debate about the left’s relationship with the working class.

Diego Lotito
Josefina L. Martínez

EUROPE

The Struggle for Abortion Rights in Ireland

December 07, 2016 | Women in Ireland still do not have the right to an abortion and the Catholic church continues to hold a central role in political life. What is the struggle for abortion rights like in Ireland (...)

J. McAnulty

The Hungarian Revolution of 1956

At the Source of Eastern Europe’s Bureaucratic Governments : the Degeneration of the Soviet Union

December 05, 2016 | On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution, Left Voice in collaboration with Révolution Permanente, will publish a series of articles on the different aspects of one of (...)

Philippe Alcoy

UNITED KINGDOM

UK Protest: Shut Down Deportation Center!

December 03, 2016 | The Movement for Justice organized a mass protests at UK’s main immigration deportation center for women.

Alejandra Ríos

The Hungarian Revolution of 1956

The Days When Hungarian Workers Defied Stalinism

December 02, 2016 | The Hungarian Revolution of 1956 is, so to speak, a “forgotten revolution.” Erased and banished from popular memory, it was a thorny subject for Soviet authorities and remains one for Western (...)

Juan Chingo
Philippe Alcoy

DISCUSSIONS ON IMPERIALISM TODAY

London: The Power to Use Other People’s Money

November 24, 2016 | Continuing our series focusing on current works discussing modern-day imperialism, we take a look at Tony Norfield’s book, The City, which examines the role of London's financial center within the (...)

Esteban Mercatante

UNITED KINGDOM

LONDON: 15,000 Protest Education Cuts

November 21, 2016 | On November 19, 15,000 students protested against increasing university fees and the marketization of education.

Alejandra Ríos
Claire Mery

ECONOMY

The Deutsche Bank Crisis and the Financial World War

October 18, 2016 | The Deutsche Bank crisis shows that the contradictions which led to the crisis of 2007/8 are not over, and instead have become interlinked with the geopolitical tensions of the great powers.

Juan Chingo

PARIS, FRANCE

Sorbonne Professor Attacked by Police

September 29, 2016 | “I’m going to rape you, then we’ll see if you keep filming the police.”

Marisela Trevin

Bosnia

The Serb Referendum defies the post-war institutions, what now?

September 28, 2016 | Elvis Kušljugić reports on a recent referendum held in the serbian autonomous region of Bosnia-Herzegovina and how it has revealed the weakening position of traditional nationalist elites (...)

Elvis Kušljugić

"First signs of self-organization by the refugees" – Interview with Manos Skoufoglou

September 23, 2016 | Almost 60,000 refugees are stranded in Greece. There are first links to the radical left. An Interview mit Manos Skoufoglou, a leading member of the anticapitalist alliance ANTARSYA in Athens.

Manos Skoufoglou

BERLIN

No Party Deserves Our Vote

September 18, 2016 | The parliamentary elections of the state of Berlin take place today. Incumbent Mayor Michael Müller is up for reelection at the head of a coalition between the Social Democratic Party (SPD) and (...)

Klasse Gegen Klasse

EUROPEAN LEFT

Syriza and Podemos: A Necessary Balance

August 06, 2016 | Syriza and Podemos emerged in the context of a deep capitalist crisis. However, it has not taken long for both organizations to demonstrate their narrow limits.

Diego Lotito
Josefina L. Martínez

TURKEY

Hope is with the youth, the Kurds and the working class

July 23, 2016 | Erdoğan has used the coup as an excuse for a drastic authoritarian turn. We interviewed Yunus Özgür, a young Turkish student who currently lives in Germany.

Kaan Onat

UNITED KINGDOM - BREXIT

Uncertain Future for Europe’s Center of Finance

July 09, 2016 | This is an interview with British economist Tony Norfield, who recently wrote The City: London and the Global Power of Finance. He discusses the economic outlook of the old imperialist power (...)

Tony Norfield

Ideas & Debates

What’s Next After Postmodernism?

July 07, 2016

Terry Eagleton

EUROPE

VIDEO: Voices of Resistance in France

July 06, 2016 | Simon Zamora Martin spoke to French activists and combative workers about their struggle

Klasse Gegen Klasse

GUEST POST

The Impact of Brexit

June 29, 2016 | British economist Michael Roberts writes about the immediate and long-term consequences of the Brexit.

Michael Roberts

EUROPE

Podemos Sinks Despite Crisis of Spanish Establishment

June 29, 2016 | After six months of frustrated negotiations, new elections failed to solve the political stalemate. The ‘Unidos Podemos’ coalition fared worse than expected.

Juan Cruz Ferre

UNITED KINGDOM

An Earthquake Called Brexit

June 28, 2016 | The triumph of the Leave vote and the Brexit is, so far, the high point of the populist and anti-establishment movement in the core capitalist countries. Its consequences will be felt far beyond (...)

Claudia Cinatti

FRANCE

The Struggle is Creative

June 23, 2016 | This incredible work of art is part of a magnificent photographic installation by dockworkers in Le Havre and the artist known as JR.

Révolution Permanente

FRANCE

Special Coverage: Revolt in France

June 17, 2016 | The latest on the resistance to the labor reforms in France.

FRANCE

One Million Demonstrate in the Streets of Paris

June 17, 2016 | The massive demonstration, with its fighting, combative atmosphere, was easily the largest mobilization against the government’s labor reform to take place in the last three months.

Révolution Permanente

The Gypsies’ Tortuous Journey

June 16, 2016 | The migration crisis has clearly shown the structural nature of racism and xenophobia in Europe. The Roma people are among the most oppressed in the continent; in France, there has been a rapid (...)

Philippe Alcoy

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