Europe
Climate change summit Ahead of COP25, EU declares climate emergency

The members of the EU were urged to commit to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The European parliament also voted for a target of curbing greenhouse emission by 55% by 2030

Hungarian politics “A new kind of right-wing extremism is on a roll in Hungary”

József Böröcz, a professor of sociology at the Rutgers University in the US, talks about the characteristics of the government and politics of Victor Orbán in Hungary and the possibilities of resistance

Swiss communists Swiss communist youth campaign for free public transport

The major objective of the campaign being run by the communist youth group, Jeunes PoP, is to tackle climate change by reducing emissions from private transport

Italy neo-fascist Italian police busts another fascist militia network

The police have alleged that the network was involved in groundwork for the launch of a pro-Nazi party, called the Italian National Socialist Workers’ Party

Spain protest Spanish unions oppose court’s decision on dismissal of workers

In October, the Spanish Constitutional Court (STC) ruled in favor of terminating job contracts of workers based on leaves of absence, even if justified or availed intermittently

UK Why Corbyn’s agenda does not translate to ‘attack on wealth creation’

The dangers arise because of capitalists’ willful opposition rather than anything in the economics of the agenda itself

Slovenian politics Right-wing opposition party rescues ruling coalition in Slovenia

The Left in Slovenia had withdrawn its support to the government led by Marjan Sarec in the first week of November. However, the right wing opposition has helped the ruling coalition survive

Lecturers and staff go on strike in universities across the UK

The strike was called after the workers were pushed to a “breaking point” according to the UCU

Austria state elections Austrian communists make significant gains in Styrian state elections

The list led by the Communist Party of Austria (KPÖ) won 6.02% of the total votes and 3 seats in the elections to the Styrian state assembly, held on November 24

Finland postal workers Postal workers’ strike ends in Finland

The workers were protesting the management’s bid to force some of their colleagues into a new collective bargaining agreement which is likely to be followed by pay cuts

French feminist march Massive demonstrations held in France against femicide

# NousToutes marches were held across France on the occasion of the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

Ukraine land bill Protests grow in Ukraine against government’s decision to lift moratorium on land sales

The Ukrainian parliament approved bill No. 2178-10 on November 13, which opens up the agricultural land market in the country

    × To Subscribe