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Mussolini’s political heirs are back in power in Italy

The working class faces the task of coming to grips with the pseudo-left parties and national union bureaucracies that sit atop it and politically strangle it.

This is Europe: The Guardian looking at the chaos in Italy and Ukraine

Italy has had 67 governments in almost as many years. Ukraine is a fault line in Italian politics: and a far-right coalition that includes Putin-fan Salvini could derail the EU’s consensus on the war, particularly in an energy squeeze. Observers think Meloni, although a hardliner, may not be as keen to cosy up to Putin (she admires the American right), but together they could align with Hungarian leader Viktor Orbán in opposing immigration, abortion and LGBT rights.

The Guardian 2022 July 25 – July 31

July 25 After the heatwave we’ve had this past week in the UK and beyond, it would be fair to assume that some of your plants are beyond repair. But all is not lost, thanks to this great advice from Jane Perrone on how to revive your crispy plants. So, get watering! Get yourself toContinue reading “The Guardian 2022 July 25 – July 31”

The New York Times from June 27 – July 3

From the SUNDAY MAGAZINE John Grisham Is Still Battling His Southern Demons “It was such a hard-right-wing, racist society that I grew up in. I’ve come a long way.” June 27 Protesters clashing outside the Supreme Court yesterday.Shuran Huang for The New York Times U.S. abortion fight shifts to new battlegrounds A Supreme Court rulingContinue reading “The New York Times from June 27 – July 3”

Emmanuel Macron falters as Melenchon rises

Originally posted on 21centurymanifesto:
For the first time in decades, France’s president will not command a National Assembly majority — and the left-wing Nupes now makes up the second-largest bloc. But what next for this deeply divided progressive alliance, asks NICK WRIGHT writing in the Morning Star newspaper THE Sunday night takeaway from the French…

French Election: Macron Holds Off Far-Right Push

The recent French election was narrowly won by Emmanuel Macron who was standing against the far right Marie Le Pen, a longtime sympathiser of President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.

Communists warn against far right and war in Europe

Originally posted on 21centurymanifesto:
‘Macron’s win in the French presidential election does not disguise the fact that Marine Le Pen achieved an 8-point improvement on her 2017 performance’, Lorraine Douglas told the Communist Party of Britain’s political committee on Tuesday evening. ?’The strong victory of the Fidesz-led alliance in Hungary is further evidence of the…

Germany wanting to do something against racism

America and its allies have used 9/11 to wage certain wars, but with their hostilities they have also evoked great fear around the Islamic faith, making many feel threatened by Muslims.
At a time of heightened fear of Muslims, governments must try to allay that fear and stop anti-Islamism. Germany is taking its first steps in this direction.

Fight against nationalism main struggle for feminists today

For Feminist activist Sasha Shevchenko, \”the main struggle for feminists today\”, apart of “the fight against patriarchy, the Church, the sex industry and any kind of totalitarianism”, is \”the fight against nationalism\” and “Nazi ideas” that are “growing like mushrooms after the rain”.  VoxEurop During a debate at the European parliament in Brussels, Shevchenko andContinue reading “Fight against nationalism main struggle for feminists today”