A year ago, on 24 September 2017, a right-wing populist party, the Alternative for Germany (AfD), was elected to the German Bundestag (national parliament) for the first time. The AfD’s achievement in becoming the Bundestag’s third biggest party was a huge blow against the traditional parties and a rejection of many of their policies. Now...
The UK is scheduled to formally withdraw from the structures and treaties of the European Union (EU) on 29 March 2019, less than six months' time.
But Brexit, a summary term for the renegotiation of British capitalism's treaty relations with the 27 other capitalist nation states of the EU, codified in thousands of laws, regulations, rules...
On 9 September, the Social Democrats in Sweden had their worst election result for more than 100 years. The main right-wing party, the Moderates, did even worse. The racist Sweden Democrats increased their vote to 17.9 percent - their highest vote ever. The instability and "chaos" that the established parties and bourgeois establishment feared...
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The dispute within the left of Britain's largest civil service union raises key issues for the whole labour movement. Above all, the need for democratic, lay-member control of fighting trade unions. HANNAH SELL and ROB WILLIAMS explain the background to the current situation in the September issue of Socialism Today.
Capitalist thirst for profits responsible
Statement from Mana de Lucru, CWI supporters in Romania