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  • Mayday 1890 and 2020

  • By Walter Baier | 01 May 20
  • Exactly 130 years ago, the first May Day was celebrated with strikes, demonstrations, and meetings called by the Second International as the Labour Day, the day of the working classes. Ever since then it has become a day like no other for progressives and socialists. The day of struggle for the...
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  • Analysis
  • Covid-19 and the Western Working Classes

  • By Ingar Solty | 21 Apr 20
  • The Covid-19 Shock Meets an Impending Economic Recession As of March 2020, the world is back to the future. The global financial crisis of 2007-2008, which escalated into a global financial meltdown in September 2008, was supposed to be the big bang crisis, a once in a lifetime event. And yet, here...
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  • Statement GUE/NGL
  • Trapped in Deluded Dogma, Eurogroup Slays Solidarity in Face of Calamity

  • 14 Apr 20
  • Notwithstanding the ongoing health crisis facing Europe and the world, finance ministers have rejected solidarity with the member states hardest hit by the current pandemic and remained steadfast in their commitment to failed dogmas. After weeks of bluster and hours of marathon talks, an online...
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  • Analysis
  • Israel’s Radical Right Populism

  • By Dani Filc | 07 Apr 20
  • Since its 'conversion' to radical-right populism, Netanyahu's Likud has remained in power for a decade, and following the third round of elections within one year as the dominant force in Israeli politics. Now it looks as if Likud will remain in power until the next election. How did they manage to become hegemonic?
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