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Footage from Catalonia general strike

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John McDonnell on ‘governing from the radical left’

  at this event organised by The World Transformed

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Naomi Klein interviews Jeremy Corbyn

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Is social democracy facing extinction in Europe?

One of the more surprising aspects of Labour’s strong performance in the UK’s general election is that it came at a time when social democratic parties have experienced falling support in other countries across Europe. Davide Vittori asks whether the exceptionally poor … Continue reading

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violence of austerity

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Martyrdom, the Apocalyptic Bible, and Bob Crow in Rojava

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Democratic Socialists of America

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Protesting Trump’s administration

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Left wing alternatives in Portugal

There is no alternative, or is there? The historic experiment of the left-wing government in Portugal Following elections in October 2015, António Costa formed a government in Portugal that included the support of some of the country’s radical left parties. … Continue reading

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