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UK Parliament Rejects Latest Brexit Deal, Corbyn Calls for New Elections

UK Parliament Rejects Latest Brexit Deal, Corbyn Calls for New Elections

March 12, 2019

Parliament rejected Theresa May’s latest Brexit deal by a vote of 391-242 just 17 days before Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union

UK Brexit Vote Reflects a Deep Crisis in Capitalism (Pt 1/2)

UK Brexit Vote Reflects a Deep Crisis in Capitalism

January 15, 2019
Had the British been presented with the option, people might choose a socialist Britain over a capitalist EU, but they are not given that choice, say Prof. Leo Panitch of York University and Jon Lansman of the British Labour Party’s National Executive Committee
Brexit Vote: Will the EU Throw UK PM Theresa May a Lifeline?

Brexit Vote: Will the EU Throw UK PM Theresa May a Lifeline?

January 15, 2019

In spite of the deep splits among the Tories, Prof. John Weeks says that a Brexit agreement will be made when the EU bails out Theresa May in the lead-up to the EU parliamentary elections

Hungary's Far-Right Government Hurtling Toward Dictatorship with Crackdown on Free Press

Hungary’s Far-Right Government Hurtling Toward Dictatorship with Crackdown on Free Press

December 11, 2018

The far-right government of EU/NATO member Hungary is cracking down on independent media. Prime Minister Viktor Orban is also exploiting anti-Semitism, while closely allied with Israel. Journalist Benjamin Novak says even elections are now just a formality

Brexit Agreement: A Deal Between German Manufacturing and UK Finance Sectors

Brexit Agreement: A Deal Between German Manufacturing and UK Finance Sectors

November 15, 2018

As Britain’s Theresa May inches closer towards a final Brexit agreement, for leaving the European Union, behind the scenes it is not quite the compromise politicians and the media make it out to be, says economist John Weeks

Right-Wing Eastern European States Honor Nazi-Collaborating Fascists as Anti-Communist 'Heroes' (Pt 1/2)

Right-Wing Eastern European States Honor Nazi-Collaborating Fascists as Anti-Communist 'Heroes'

September 28, 2018
Far-right governments in Eastern Europe are rehabilitating past Nazi collaborators as national heroes, rewriting the history of the Holocaust to turn the Soviet Union into the villain. Historian Dovid Katz explains how the fascist-apologist "double genocide" myth is spreading.

Greece Exits its Bailout but Remains Shackled by Debt and Austerity

August 23, 2018

Former Greek MP Costas Lapavitsas says Greece has been reduced to a ‘weak and marginal Balkan economy’

Greece’s Government and Creditors Downplay Austerity’s Effects in ‘National Tragedy’ Wildfires

August 9, 2018

Greek journalist Aris Chatzistefanou says austerity has degraded Greece’s ability to manage threats to public safety