Europe

UNITED KINGDOM

London Says: Low Pay, No Way!

August 04, 2017 | Strike and demonstrations against low pay take place in Central London.

Alejandra Ríos

LGBTQI

Counter-Pride March in Madrid: The Sisters of Stonewall Would Have Been Proud of Us

July 15, 2017 | Orgullo Crítico is an effort to deepen the analysis of “pink capitalism,” and is fueled by an anti-systemic spirit.

Carmen C.A.

GERMANY

Who Won the Battle of Hamburg?

July 10, 2017 | On Saturday, up to 100,000 people took to the streets of Hamburg, Germany, to protest against the G20 summit under the motto "solidarity without borders." This was the culmination of a full week (...)

Wladek Flakin

GERMANY

20 Images of G-20 Protests

July 08, 2017 | Tens of thousands filled the streets of Hamburg this weekend to protest the G-20 summit. Check out 20 images of the protests.

G20 SUMMIT

VIDEO: Live From Hamburg

July 08, 2017 | Repression and brave resistance on last day of protest against the G20 Summit.

Wladek Flakin

GERMANY

VIDEO: Live From the G20 Summit

July 07, 2017 | The anti-G-20 march entitled “Welcome to Hell” was organized by various anti-capitalist groups, leftists and social movements across Europe. They began on Thursday and have continued today, the (...)

Wladek Flakin

GERMANY

Hamburg in a State of Emergency

July 07, 2017 | 20 of the world's biggest criminals have descended on Hamburg, Germany for the G-20 summit. But tens of thousands of protesters are throwing sand in the gears. Terrifying police violence has only (...)

Wladek Flakin

GERMANY

Mass Protests and Repression at G-20 Summit

July 07, 2017 | The G-20 Summit began today, although police repression of protests began yesterday.

EUROPE

Off to Protest Against Donald Trump and Friends at G-20

July 04, 2017 | Friday and Saturday will be the G-20 talks in Germany, where world leaders will be protected by thousands of police as they discuss ways to make the working class pay for the global economic (...)

Wladek Flakin

GUEST POST

The Oath: The Story of the Jewish Bund

July 03, 2017 | In the early twentieth century, the largest socialist organization in Russia was the Jewish Bund, numbering tens of thousands, who were willing to fight, arms in hand, for the liberation of Jews. (...)

Doug Greene

UNITED KINGDOM

To Brexit or Not to Brexit

June 27, 2017 | A year after the Referendum in the UK, Theresa May proposed a hard Brexit. The latest general election results, which boosted the Labour Party’s standing in the parliament can only be interpreted (...)

Josefina L. Martínez

UNITED KINGDOM

The Remnants of Grenfell Tower Remind Us of the Martyrs of Capitalism

June 18, 2017 | The fire which completely destroyed a low-income housing tower in one of London's richest areas is an example of the murderous effects neoliberal policies can have on the working (...)

Dror Dayan

UK - ELECTIONS

The Significance of Corbyn’s Rise in the British Elections

June 15, 2017 | The result of the recent elections in the United Kingdom have led an unexpected political scenario with the Brexit negotiations soon at hand. What do May’s setback and Corbyn’s rise mean for the (...)

Claudia Cinatti

SPAIN

Spanish Dockworkers Strike in Defense of Jobs

June 10, 2017 | On June 5, Spanish dockworkers began the first of a series of strikes that will see eight days of strike action over three weeks. These strikes have been called in response to the conservative (...)

Sean Robertson

EUROPE

The French Election and the Crisis of the Fifth Republic

May 18, 2017 | Marine Le Pen won 34.2% of the votes, 12% of the votes were left blank, and there was the overall highest abstention since 1969. Trump congratulated Macron on (...)

Ximena Goldman

EUROPE

Strike at Berlin’s Largest Hospital

May 16, 2017 | This Wednesday at 8am, workers at the Charité – Berlin's biggest hospital with over 13,000 employees – are going on strike. They are fighting against poverty wages and outsourcing. International (...)

Wladek Flakin

IDEAS & DEBATES

The Trotskyists’ Struggle Against Nazism in World War II

May 08, 2017 | Today is the 72nd anniversary of V Day – the victory of the Allies in World War II.

Gabriela Liszt

GERMANY

30 Years of Revolutionary May Day in Berlin

May 06, 2017 | International Workers' Day in the German capital saw at least four different demonstrations: a trade union demonstration, a youth demonstration, and two separate revolutionary demonstrations. (...)

Wladek Flakin

The Origins of Antifa

May 04, 2017 | A short historical analysis of Antifascist Action.

Wladek Flakin

FRANCE

“Citizens’ Revolution” or Anti-Capitalist Program?: Why we Support Poutou in the French Presidential Elections

April 22, 2017 | Here, we examine the candidacy of Jean-Luc Mélanchon, the “leftist” ex-Socialist leader who is now third in the polls. However, despite the panic that his popularity has caused among the French (...)

Marisela Trevin

French Elections

Philippe Poutou’s Subversive Presidential Bid

April 13, 2017 | The unusual nature of the 2017 French presidential election is the culmination of a larger organic crisis currently facing French capitalism.

Juan Chingo

SPANISH STATE

Dockworkers: the “can do” of the working class

April 11, 2017 | What can the victory of the Spanish dockworkers teach us? That class struggle is the way to twist the arm of the government, the European Union (EU) and the way to make the capitalists pay for (...)

Santiago Lupe

FRANCE

Class Antagonism Takes the Spotlight at French Presidential Debate

April 10, 2017 | Philippe Poutou, presidential candidate for the New Anticapitalist Party and factory worker, brought the class struggle to center stage during the French presidential (...)

Marisela Trevin

EUROPE

Spanish and International Unions Strike to Defend Spanish Dockworkers

March 09, 2017 | The conservative government of Spain has set in motion plans to scrap the current port labor system, which would force over six thousand dockworkers to be laid off over four years. In response, (...)

Sean Robertson

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