Reproductive Rights are on the Ballot in Michigan
As socialists and radicals campaign to pass a ballot initiative to protect reproductive rights in Michigan, they must find a way to make that effort independent from the cynical electoral aspirations of Democrats.
Tristan TaylorOctober 9, 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
Gustavo Petro’s Alliances and Cabinet Picks Favor Colombian Establishment
Colombia’s new president, Gustavo Petro, has woven together an alliance for a congressional majority. Along with his establishment-friendly cabinet picks, it shows his turn toward the country’s traditional parties and politicians.
Milton D'LeónJuly 23, 2022
Historic Defeat of the Right in Colombia’s Presidential Elections: What Are the Implications of Gustavo Petro’s Win?
The center-left candidate Gustavo Petro has defeated right-wing Rodolfo Hernández in Colombia’s presidential elections. The outcome of the election reflects the people’s hatred of the right, but Petro has little to offer the working classes of Colombia.
Milton D'LeónJune 20, 2022
French Election Results Point to a Political Crisis and Tremendous Instability
Everyone expected a defeat for President Macron in the second round of France’s elections for the National Assembly on June 19, but the results were far worse than any forecast. This opens a major political crisis and begins an explosive five-year term for the president.
Révolution PermanenteJune 20, 2022
Macron, the ‘President of the Rich,’ Reelected in France Amid Record Abstention
Emmanuel Macron has won a second term as president of France in an election marked by record abstention. As he prepares to continue his war against French social gains, the Far Right is consolidating its base in opposition to the failures of Macronism. Building a bloc of resistance is now more urgent than ever.
Damien BernardApril 25, 2022
“You are the hope of this world”: Adèle Haenel’s Letter Supporting Anasse Kazib
Adèle Haenel, French actress best known in the United States for her role in the film Portrait of a Lady on Fire, has issued a powerful anti-capitalist statement in support of the candidacy of Anasse Kazib for the French presidency, and for the work of Revolution Permanente more generally.
Révolution PermanenteMarch 5, 2022