Some weeks ago, Vladimir Putin met with Alexander Lukashenko in Sochi, Russia. At first glance, Putin-Lukashenko's talks were informal and even accompanied by leisure activities in the fresh air, which signaled a good mood in relations between the two countries and leaders. But appearances can be deceiving, and sometimes they are deliberate.
Neoliberalism is dying, with the radical left and the far-right as only contenders to bring about another system, says Alternative Nobel Prize winner, sociology professor Walden Bello at the recent climate conference on the context of climate emergency and the crisis of neoliberalism.
On April 4 in Bulgaria’s parliamentary elections, 25% of voters supported Prime Minister Boyko Borissov's right-wing party, GERB. But new parties that campaigned on anti-corruption and Covid denial also did extremely well. The left's decline is disastrous.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's misogynist treatment of Ursula von der Leyen should not divert from wider concerns as to why the EU keeps turning a blind eye to a Turkish leader notorious for his contempt for women's and human rights, Left (formerly GUE/NGL) Co-Presidents say in recent a statement.
While the discontent of relevant sections of the Turkish population with current government policies is growing, Turkish government has escalated its campaign of repression against the left-wing opposition party HDP. At this point, the reaction of moderate Turkish civil society actors will be crucial.
Whom does the energy of tomorrow belong to? To give an answer to this crucial question was the focus of the webinar organised by The Left in the European Parliament – GUE/NGL, in collaboration with transform! europe.
The latest accusations against Frontex for human rights abuses are the culmination of a process of dehumanisation, also with push-backs, Lipa and Moria as its manifestations – as well as the little known EU Migration Pact presented by the Commission in September.
Joint statement by Manon Aubry and Martin Schirdewan, Co-Presidents of The Left group in the European Parliament – GUE/NGL and Tiny Kox, President of the European Left group in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
The Party of the European Left congratulates former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in light of the Supreme Courts ruling to overturn all the charges related to the Lava Jato Curitiba trial - paving the way to callenge Bolsonaro.
On the victorious struggle of women in Argentina to legalise abortion: What where the greatest difficulties? Which strategies led to success? Małgorzata Kulbaczewska-Figat (Strajk.eu) talks to Argentinian sociologist and feminist activist Victoria Tesoriero.
Starting last autumn, massive demonstrations against the near-total ban on abortion have swept through the streets of Polish cities and towns under the banner of Women's Strike – the country's biggest protests in recent history.
La situación política y social francesa a menudo fascina a los observadores fuera de Francia, con sus numerosas huelgas, movimientos sociales y corrientes políticas altamente ideologizadas, la vida de una figura central del movimiento socialista francés, Jules Guesde, nos da una visión de las particularidades de la izquierda francesa
Italia será la próxima sede del G20. En varias ciudades se celebrarán reuniones oficiales para llegar a acuerdos en los que los países poderosos del mundo seguramente seguirán sin abordar la injusticia social y ambiental en la que estamos inmersos. La crisis de salud, el cambio climático, el...
¿Cómo la sociedad irlandesa pasó de la prohibición del aborto a que venciesen los derechos de las mujeres? ¿Qué podemos aprender de esta experiencia para que sean útiles para las protestas feministas que hay hoy en Polonia? Małgorzata Kulbaczewska-Figat (Strajk.eu) habla con Ailbhe Smyth, activista feminista