Europe

Hungary: Orban Uses Pandemic to Attack Trans Rights

Under the guise of the coronavirus pandemic, Viktor Orban has been granted the power to rule Hungary by decree. His first act? To attack trans rights.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  04 May 2020

The Sinn Fein Surge: voters revolt against austerity

A socialist analysis of Sinn Fein's electoral upset

Dara O'Cogaidhin  ·  16 February 2020

France: Government tries to split workers’ united front

ON FRIDAY 10 January, workers across France walked out for the 37th day of strikes and demonstrations against the Macron government’s attempt to raise the retirement age and introduce massive cuts to public sector pensions. The frontal attack on the public sector pension provision aims to introduce a single points-based system that would sweep away […]

KD Tait  ·  14 January 2020

“Pas de retrait, pas de trêve” – UK solidarity with French workers

Socialists and trade unionists picket the French Embassy in London in solidarity with the resistance to the Macron government’s attack on pension rights.

KD Tait  ·  10 January 2020

French workers say ‘we’ve had enough – now we must win!’

ONE AND A HALF MILLION on more than 200 demonstrations across France. Nine out of ten trains cancelled: the Paris metro paralysed: two thirds of teachers on strike, together with air traffic controllers, health workers, electricity workers (EDF), firefighters, and students … On December 5, France was at a standstill. This could swiftly become the […]

Marc Lasalle  ·  09 December 2019

Spain: can the socialist-populist embrace last?

Podemos and the PSOE have formed a coalition against a marked swing to the right

Dave Stockton  ·  22 November 2019

Workers step up resistance to Macron, but left continues to stagnate

Paris – a prolonged strike in Accident and Emergency departments throughout the country, a successful strike on the Paris metro on September 13, with an indefinite stoppage forecast for December, a national day of action on 24 September by the CGT: this accumulation of actions shows that there is a growing polarisation in French society and that the working class is again taking the road of resistance against the attacks of President Emmanuel Macron

Marc Lasalle  ·  23 October 2019

Austrian elections threaten return of right-wing coalition

The Austrian labour movement needs to prepare for a renewed ruling class offensive following fresh elections

Red Flag  ·  26 September 2019

A socialist solution to the capitalist crisis

In this excerpt from our new European Action Programme we argue that there is no national solution to the crisis since all major questions require transformation of the whole continent.

Red Flag  ·  21 September 2019

The fight for a United Socialist Europe

In this excerpt from our new European Action Programme we argue that there is no national solution to the crisis since all major questions require transformation of the whole continent

Red Flag  ·  21 September 2019

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