• Parliamentary elections in the Czech Republic
  • A Black Autumn for the Czech Left

  • By Jirí Málek | 13 Nov 17
  • On 20 and 21 October, parliamentary elections were held in the Czech Republic. The populist ANO 2011 movement managed to gain the largest share of the vote mainly by applying smart marketing strategies during the election campaign. The Czech left, however, follows the European downward trend.
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  • Call for Participation
  • 3rd International Marxist-Feminist Conference

  • 06 Nov 17
  • “Transforming Our Lives. Transforming the World”. – The Third International Marxist-Feminist Conference will take place at Lund University (Sweden), from 6 to 7 October 2018. Deadline for submissions is 28 February 2018.
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  • Less than six months after accessing the second round of the presidential election and gathering more than 10 million votes in the second round, the Front National (FN) is in deep crisis.

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  • In 2016 the cohesion of the European Union was tested as never before. Popular dissatisfaction with the national and European neoliberal orders – culminating in Brexit – gave an impetus to populist radical right forces. Nevertheless, several...


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