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French left returns to power after 17 years

THE VICTORY of Francois Hollande has raised huge expectations among workers across France and Europe of an end to austerity, posing the possibility of major struggles ahead. On a high turnout…

Italy: resistance mounts againt Monti

Italian workers have downed tools as political opposition grows to labour reforms. Unelected Italian Prime Minister, Mario Monti, is facing serious opposition to his plans to “free up” labour contracts.…

Spanish general strike unites millions against austerity

The 29 March one-day general strike witnessed massive participation across Spain as millions rallied to the unions’ call to resist government attacks on fundamental workplace rights. Kady Tait reports After…

ITALY: RESISTANCE MOUNTS AGAINST TECHNOCRAT RULE

By Dave Stockton Italian workers have downed tools as political opposition grows to labour reforms. Unelected Italian Prime Minister, Mario Monti, is facing serious opposition to his plans to “free…

Spanish general strike looms large

Tens of thousands of students and young people in Spain marked the European TUC Day of Action against austerity measures by taking to the street to demand an end to…

Putin’s re-election masks growing divisions in Russia

Putin’s electoral victory will lead to be social resistance in the coming years, writes Andy Yorke…

France’s New Anticapitalist Party faces uncertain future

Marc Lasalle and Dave Stockton reports on the crisis in the NPA as it heads for the presidential elections…

The Fidesz Government in Hungary: a parliamentary coup d’etat as civil rights under attack

Mass protests have broken out in Hungary against antidemocratic laws, writes Tobi Hanse Late at night on 2 January, tens of thousands demonstrated against Hungary’s new constitution in front of…

Italy’s new government launches major attack on workers

Martin Suchanek reports on the latest attack on Italian workers by the new government…

Anti-austerity protests in Romania

JANUARY HAS  seen days of mass militant action against the government, as thousands of people took to the streets across Romania to protest against austerity and corruption. Clashes in many cities…