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  • Report
  • The Terrible Twins ... against Sinn Féin

  • 01 Jul 20
  • More than 128 days after February's general election, and against the backdrop of 'lock down', it would appear that Ireland has a new government. This new government, if endorsed by the members of the three parties involved, is of significance for a number of reasons. A report by Darragh Golden.
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  • Comment
  • Politics in the Face of a Climate Disaster

  • By Egidijus Mardosas | 23 Jun 20
  • In 2015, when the Paris Agreement was still under negotiations, British journalist Paul Mason expressed his doubts whether the agreement would be signed and wrote that such climate conferences „resemble the peace treaties that paved the way to the Second World War."[1] Although Mason was wrong about...
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  • Report
  • Poland’s Presidential Election plagued by Right-Wing Homophobia

  • By Gavin Rae | 17 Jun 20
  • Whilst the threat of the pandemic still hangs over Poland, the country is going to the polls at the end of the month to vote for its new President. The election is dominated by candidates from the two main right-wing parties, with the incumbent Andrzej Duda using homophobic propaganda as a central theme in his campaign.
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  • Announcement
  • "Lūžis" – New Left-Wing Magazine in Lithuania Out Now

  • 29 May 20
  • DEMOS Institute of Critical Thought, supported by transform! europe, has launched the first issue of its magazine Lūžis (Fracture). Lūžis is one of the rare left-wing magazines in Lithuania edited by progressive academics, political activists and trade unionists from Vilnius and Kaunas.
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  • Obituary
  • Good Bye, Julio.

  • 19 May 20
  • The Collegiate Commission of Izquierda Unida (IU, United Left) remembers Julio Anguita, the former General Coordinator of IU, who passed away on 16 May.
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