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Greek and European ‘left’ exposed as Greece goes on strike


Angela Dimitrakaki: The splintering of Syriza could only have been realised under the ideological hegemony of failure

If we let media freedom fall in Poland, where will be next?

If we let media freedom fall in Poland, where will be next?


Mogens Blicher Bjerregård: It is high time for the EU to show leadership. If not, Europe’s media will be on a slippery slope and so will our democracies, and the credibility of the EU

Podemos inspires a new Left for Europe – and the world

Podemos inspires a new Left for Europe – and the world


Different cities around the world are studying the methods, technology and narrative of Spanish municipalism

Extreme inequality as the antithesis of human rights

Extreme inequality as the antithesis of human rights


Philip Alston: Extreme inequality directly undermines human rights, and is a cause for shame for the human rights community

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Filipino students are cogs in the corporate education machine


Fred van Leeuwen: In the Philippines, 40 per cent of secondary schools are privately-owned

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Despite a long history of solidarity, Europe closes ranks on humanitarian smuggling


“Humanitarian smuggling is basically treated like organised crime”

US unions condemn deportations of Central American families

US unions condemn deportations of Central American families


“The shameful response of our government has been to erode due process protections by expediting legal proceedings and to lock families in remote detention facilities with little access to counsel”

The trial of the Airbus Eight: “If we lose, Europe moves backwards”

The trial of the Airbus Eight: “If we lose, Europe moves backwards”


“Spanish society had a defensive attitude to the Crisis; the moment has come to take an offensive attitude to defend our rights”

Syrian “j'accuse” directed at the UN

Syrian “j’accuse” directed at the UN


A million Syrians are living in a state of siege according to Syrian civil society activists, who denounce the UN’s sluggishness in the face of this war crime.

Algeria: human and trade union rights activists under pressure

Algeria: human and trade union rights activists under pressure


The Algerian regime is unsparing in the tactics deployed to discourage workers from organising and fighting for their rights