Blog


  • Analysis
  • Brazil’s Most Decisive Election

  • By Jorge Pereira Filho , Mario Schenk | 29 Sep 22
  • On Sunday, Brazilians face two radically different choices for the country’s political future. Mario Schenk spoke with Jorge Pereira Filho about the possible outcome of the presidential election, the risk of a coup, the role of right-wing militias and the military, and the challenges that a left-wing government would face if they won.
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  • Opinion
  • Notes on the Far Right

  • By Fabian Figueiredo | 20 Sep 22
  • Fabian Figueiredo sketches a sharp overview of how the current circumstances in Europe and the Global North, which are dominated by war, energy crises, and nationalism, are affecting the development of the extreme right.
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  • Comment
  • Prevented in France – Possible in Italy

  • By Cornelia Hildebrandt | 20 Sep 22
  • In France, more than 13 million people voted for the presidential candidate Marine Le Pen of the far-right Rassemblement National (RN). In Italy, the post-fascist party Fratelli d'Italia (Brothers of Italy) is about to take over government in a right-wing alliance with Lega and Forza Italia. How is this possible?
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  • Personal report
  • Diary of a Pandemic Shop Steward 2022

  • By Joseph Healy | 08 Sep 22
  • When I last wrote a diary entry, it was the autumn of 2020. This was shortly before management planned to start bringing staff back to the office, despite my concerns about our workplace, not being Covid secure – but events intervened.
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  • Call for Support
  • For the New Constitution in Chile

  • 02 Sep 22
  • On 4 September, the people of Chile will decide: default to Pinochet´s constitution, or found a new Chile with a constitution that guarantees the rights to health, housing, education, and a habitable planet. Join the numerous activists who write to congratulate Chile´s Constitutional Convention on the completion of a new Political Constitution.
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  • Declaration of the International Kurdish Solidarity Collective

  • 18 Aug 22
  • With support from NATO, the regime of the dictatorial Turkish president Erdoğan is not only continuing its war against the Kurdish people and their allies inside Turkey’s borders but is expanding it to Syria and Iraq, Sweden and Finland. The International Kurdish Solidarity Collective issued following Declaration regarding the latest attacks.
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  • Reportage
  • Dutch Port Workers Want to Retire Healthy

  • By Pien Heuts | 11 Aug 22
  • Given that port workers work shifts, under high pressure and in arduous working conditions, many of them are totally worn out long before they reach pensionable age – and on average they die six years earlier. Port workers need to retire earlier if they are to enjoy a healthy old age.
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