Tracking, Deportations, Internment: European Countries Go on the Hunt for Migrants
On May 10, German chancellor Olaf Scholz strengthened Germany’s anti-migrant policy. This means more deportations, border patrol reinforcements, and economic agreements with sending countries. The new policy is being deployed throughout Europe.
Leo StellaMay 25, 2023
In France, There is No Return to Normal for Macron
Anger of the French people at Macron's pension reform is far from extinguished, despite moves by the Inter-Union bureaucracy which weakened the movement.
Juan ChingoMay 20, 2023
Eleven Shades of Skepticism and Electoralism: A Debate On the French Left and the Uprising
Our French comrades and members of our sister site and organization Révolution Permanente respond to a debate published in Contretemps and translated to English and published in Jacobin.
Juan ChingoMay 10, 2023
Norway: Thousands of Youth Demonstrated against “Green Colonialism”
From the end of February to the beginning of March, over a thousand youth protested against the construction of wind turbines on Sami land. This movement represents the birth of a militant, Indigenous-led environmentalist movement.
Matthew WaltersMay 1, 2023
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
England’s “Live with Covid” Approach Means More Working-Class Deaths
On Monday, UK prime minister Boris Johnson announced the end of many coronavirus mitigation measures and reduction in free testing. The working class should be able to decide when it’s safe to roll back prevention measures and how to do so.
K.S. MehtaFebruary 23, 2022
Racist Offensive Tries to Silence Revolutionary Presidential Candidate Anasse Kazib
An invitation to revolutionary presidential candidate Anasse Kazib to speak at France’s most prestigious university tonight has provoked an extreme right-wing group to unleash a new series of racist, xenophobic attacks against the railway worker of Moroccan descent.
Scott CooperFebruary 9, 2022
Poland Is Building a Border Wall — With EU Complicity
Poland’s murderous attacks on migrants at its border with Belarus haven’t been enough. Now it’s building a “steel curtain” to keep out the victims of a humanitarian crisis created by imperialism. The European Union is on board.
Scott CooperFebruary 3, 2022
Social Democratic Government Wins Overwhelmingly in Portugal’s Elections. Its Former “Left” Partners Were Crushed
Prime Minister António Costa’s Socialist Party won an absolute majority in Sunday’s Portuguese parliamentary elections, his former left-wing partners were crushed, and the far Right made significant gains.
IzquierdaDiario.esFebruary 1, 2022
Germany’s New Government Promises Renewed Attacks on Pensions and Working Hours
Two months after the federal elections, the SPD, the Greens, and the FDP have agreed to form a new government. It promises some reforms, but also new neoliberal measures and increased militarism.
Marco HelmbrechtNovember 26, 2021