Far right

HDP-YSP joint media conference

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s win in the May 28 second round of the Turkish presidential elections has sent a wave of concern and dread through democratic circles and the large Kurdish minority, reports Peter Boyle.

The far right were the big winners in the Spanish local elections, reports Dick Nichols, and Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is seeking to minimise the damage by calling a general election as early as July 23.

US immigration

Title 42 of the United States’ immigration law expired on May 11, but refugees and migrants will notice little difference, writes Malik Miah.

France defends pensions

Racism and Islamophobia will be the key options for French president Emmanuel Macron’s new Right as it attempts to undermine the class unity shown in the movement opposing attacks on pensions, writes John Mullens.

2023 Turkish election

The Turkish general election on May 14 had mixed results, reports Peter Boyle. A run off for the presidential poll will take place on May 28, amid of electoral irregularities, while the far-right AKP failed to win a majority in the Assembly.

John Pilger

John Pilger recalls the "electric" opposition of writers and journalists to the coming war in the 1930s and investigates why there is "a silence filled by a consensus of propaganda" today as the two greatest powers draw closer to conflict.

French pensions protest

Continuing his analysis of the social explosion continuing in France, John Mullen looks at the far right and how it has reacted to the movement against President Emmanuel Macron’s pension reforms.

Public housing in Chile

Miguel Lawner — architect and former political prisoner — speaks to Taroa Zúñiga Silva about how Salvador Allende’s government improved the lives of Chileans in its first year.

Israeli forces raid al Aqsa Mosque

Israeli police invaded Al Aqsa Mosque for the second day in a row, shooting tear gas and stun grenades at Palestinian worshippers inside, reports Susan Price.

peru-boluarte-gustavo-petro-ambassador

Peru withdrew its ambassador from Colombia following statements from Colombian President Gustavo Petro in support of ousted Peruvian President Pedro Castillo, reports Peoples Dispatch.

Thousands marched for trans day of visibility across the country

The following open letter about trans rights was initiated by Community Action for Rainbow Rights and Pride in Protest.

Ramón Tamames

The Spanish far-right's latest attempt to censure prime minister Pedro Sanchez' government — with the help of a former leader of the Communist Party of Spain — has backfired, writes Dick Nichols.