Saturday, 25 January , 2020

Social Democracy

Spain’s “Progressive Government” Is Already Under Siege

The PSOE-Podemos coalition promises to roll back recent attacks on labor rights and provide a negotiated solution to the Catalan crisis. But the new...

The new PSOE/UP government in Spain (and left in Portugal and...

by Klaus Dräger Since 7 January 2020, there is a new government in place in Spain. PSOE's Pedro Sanchez is again Prime Minister. He is...

A Very Kautsky Christmas

The oppressed of the Middle Ages drew on Christian teachings to develop a moral critique of their era's inequality and unfairness. By Loren Balhorn Dec. 25, 201 Reading...

“Dark Day for Everyone Who Believes in Justice”: U.K. Tories Defeat...

December 13, 2019 The British Conservative Party has won a decisive majority in Thursday’s general election, winning seats in Labour Party strongholds and paving the...

A Left Labour Gov’t Would Weaken Imperialism, Work for Peace

What it comes down to is that, for the first time, Labour has a leadership which, in addition to being pro-working class and pro-poor,...

European Social Policy: Progressive Regression

By Wolfgang Streeck November 2018 Abstrac tEuropean social policy changed with the evolution of European and global capitalism, the scope and shape of European-level international institutions, the...

Brexit: imperialist Britain faces existential crisis

Note We are reproducing here an interesting article on the probable demise of "imperialist Britain" as a result of the Brexit crisis.There is no...

Blowback. Brexit and its aftermath

By Klaus Dräger June 30, 2016 Commenting on his EU referendum pledge in 2013 and the referendum on Scottish independence, British prime minister David Cameron claimed in...

(Counter)Reforms: Turning Europeans into semi-Slaves

Precarious work: Europe’s new reserve army by Harald Schumann and Elisa Simantke Oct. 25, 2017 Millions of Europeans in temporary, part-time or bogus self-employed contracts can only...

Lenin and World Revolution

Lenin and world revolution Volume II Review by Paul D'Amato Lenin’s Political Thought: Theory and Practice in the Democratic and Socialist Movement By Neil Harding Review of Vol. 2 THE SECOND...