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Syriza’s negotiated surrender

By KD Tait 5 March 2015 Syriza’s failure to secure concessions on Greece’s loan repayments shows the weakness of a strategy based on exploiting divisions within Europe’s ruling class. The…

Boko Haram: the forgotten Islamic State

By Jeremy Dewar 7 March 2015 Last year Boko Haram declared the area under their control an Islamic state, part of the Iraqi Islamist Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s global Caliphate. How…

Stop Pegida

7 February 2015 The British press have, in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, woken up to the growing Islamophobic movement in Germany. Peter Main investigates The German Pegida…

Cuba: in from the cold or into the fire?

6 February 2015 As the US moves to ‘normalise’ relations with Cuba, Jeremy Dewar asks is this the end of the Cuban road to socialism? “These 50 years have shown…

Secularism, multiculturalism and working class integration

5 February 2015 The Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris on 7 January, when two terrorists murdered 12 journalists, a worker and a police officer, shocked the world, as did the…

Turkey: defend union rights – victory to the metal workers’ strike!

By Svenja Spunck, 4 February 2015 On the morning of January 29, in Turkey, 15,000 workers in the metal industry downed tools. The left trade union confederation DISK (Devrimci İşçi…

Greece: Victory marred by coalition with Right

International Secretariat, League for the Fifth International – Wed, 28/01/2015 The elections of 25 January in Greece represent a historic moment in Europe. A left party, which defies the central…

Syriza’s modest proposal

By Tobi Hansen and KD Tait 19 January 2015 A snap general election in Greece looks set to end in victory for radical left wing party Syriza, ending a six-year…

Rajapaksa’s defeat offers opportunities for the Left in Sri Lanka

By Peter Main Despite his characteristic boasting that he would win with ease, Mahinda Rajapaksa was defeated in the Sri Lankan Presidential election by a substantial margin, 51.3 to 47.6.…

Charlie Hebdo: Islamist terrorism and Republican Racism

The 7 January attack on the offices of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, in which 12 people were killed, must be condemned without equivocation. It was an attack carried…