Rishi Sunak: Banker to the Rescue of a Declining Empire
The United Kingdom has appointed its third prime minister in just two months, and the Conservative Party establishment seems to have regained control.
Claudia CinattiOctober 26, 2022
Crisis in the UK Regime: From a Summer to a Winter of Discontent?
Facing deep political and economic turmoil, Prime Minister Liz Truss has resigned after just 45 days in office. This new crisis comes as workers across the UK are preparing for a new wave of strikes against the rising cost of living.
Sou MiOctober 23, 2022
France: Oil Workers’ Strike Turns the Country Upside Down, Opens a Breach for the Workers’ Movement
As a monthlong strike in French oil refineries shakes the country, a political crisis is on its way to unleashing a major social crisis, one in which new sectors could join the oil workers and unleash open-ended strikes for wage increases.
Arthur NicolaOctober 21, 2022
The “Logic of Escalation” and the War in Ukraine’s Multiple Fronts
After months of relative stagnation, recent events in the war in Ukraine have changed the dynamics and quickened the conflict’s pace — but not enough to end it. The Ukraine/NATO side is in no position to concede, but neither is Russia, which is far from having been defeated and places its hopes in the deepening fissures between the Western front backing Ukraine.
Claudia CinattiOctober 20, 2022
Right-Wing Coalition Wins Italian Elections amid Record-Low Turnout
Amid record-low turnout, Italy’s right-wing coalition won in the country’s snap election this weekend. Ultra-right-wing politician Giorgia Meloni is now set to be the new prime minister. But forming a stable government that lasts five years will be difficult.
Giacomo TurciSeptember 27, 2022
Britain in Strike Fever after Queen’s State Funeral
After the state funeral of Elizabeth II in the United Kingdom, several sectors are preparing to strike on October 1. The coming workers’ struggles and the fight against the anti-union laws will be a key moment of class struggle in Britain.
Dan KedemSeptember 27, 2022
With Mobilization of Reservists and Nuclear Threats, Putin Prepares for Prolonged War
Russian President Putin announced the mobilization of 300,000 reservists and raised the threat of nuclear war. The move exposes the political interests behind the war in Ukraine and their geopolitical prospects.
Claudia CinattiSeptember 26, 2022
Mass Arrests in Russia during Nationwide Anti-War Mobilizations
Nationwide protests were called in Russia on Saturday against the war and against Putin’s recent announcement to mobilize reservists. Demonstrators were met with mass arrests.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaSeptember 26, 2022
Elections in Italy amid Political Crisis: Interview with an Italian Socialist
The right wing is expected to win in Italy’s snap elections on Sunday. An Italian socialist explains the origins of the current political crisis, the rise of the right wing, and the tasks for the Left.
Left VoiceSeptember 21, 2022
King Charles III Assumes the Throne by Firing over 100 Workers
King Charles III began his reign by announcing the firing of 100 workers from his previous residence. This comes amid complaints that people have been arrested for demonstrating against the monarchy.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaSeptember 19, 2022