Far right

election leaflet in a door

John Mullen argues that anticapitalists should unite around the new left electoral alliance, Nouveau Front Populaire, while continuing to mobilise in the streets against the far-right.

Workers Party of Belgium candidates

The Workers’ Party of Belgium secured strong results in European and national elections, mounting resistance to the far-right’s growth, reports Ana Vračar.

graph of election results

Dick Nichols reports that the parties to the left of the social democracy appear to have held their ground against the surge of the far right and mainstream right in the June 9 European parliamentary elections.

Keir Starmer and Nigel Farage with background of prison fence

Since Conservative Party Prime Minister Rishi Sunak called the election, it has so far been a largely dull campaign, which from Brexit to Palestine, has ignored important issues and strategically focussed on trivia, reports Derek Wall.

protest in the streets of Buenos Aires

Argentina’s Senate narrowly approved far-right President Javier Milei’s Omnibus Bill — a suite of neoliberal reforms geared towards big business interests — on June 12, marking his first successfully implemented laws since he took office in December, reports Ben Radford.

anti-fascist rally in Paris

Green Left’s Susan Price spoke with John Mullen, an anticapitalist activist living in Paris and a supporter of the left-wing France Insoumise, following the far-right's gains in the recent European elections and French President Emmanuel Macron’s decision to call a snap election.

Election poster for France Insoumise candidate and Palestine solidarity march

The June 9 European elections are shedding a sharp light on the political crisis in France, writes John Mullen.

protester holding a sign saying 'Germany stop supporting Israel's war crimes'

While Germany cracks down on free speech and debate over Israel's genocidal war in Palestine in the name of 'protecting Jews and fighting antisemitism', its military industrial complex is making mega profits from the sales of weapons to Israel, writes Mary Merkenich.

Green Left News Podcast Ep 40, May 17, 2024

Green Left journalist Isaac Nellist discusses the latest news from across the continent and around the world.

protester with flare

Argentina's primary trade union federation held another nationwide general strike on May 9, the second called since far-right president Javier Milei took office in December and began pursuing sweeping austerity and deregulation, reports Jessica Corbett.

Protest in Argentina May 2024

Since taking office in December, far-right Argentine President Javier Milei has embarked on a program of public spending cuts, leading to suffering for millions. But his neoliberal reforms and severe austerity are being met with growing grassroots resistance, reports Ana Zorita.

Maggie K, from the Tzedek Collective, addressed a solidarity rally at the University of Sydney encampment for Palestine on May 3.