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Analysis by Country

The political crisis in Germany: no to another Grand Coalition!

The failure of talks to form a coalition government of the Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union, CDU/CSU, the Free Democratic Party, FDP, and the Green Party, in mid November, revealed a Read more...

Rajoy loses Catalan elections - now it's time to throw him out

The elections in Catalonia have not, as Spanish premier Mariano Rajoy gambled they would, broken the logjam in his favour. Indeed, his tactic has failed and even weakened his position. Read more...

Las elecciones catalanas del 21 de diciembre

La campaña está en marcha en Cataluña para las elecciones al parlamento autonómico el 21 de diciembre. Es probable que la participación sea alta: el 82 por ciento de los encuestados dice a los encuest Read more...

The December 21 Catalan Elections

Campaigning is well underway in Catalonia for elections to the regional parliament on 21 December. Read more...

USA: Another Trickle Down Tax Scam

The Republicans needed a win. Read more...

Pakistan: Army strengthens its position

The last weekend in November was a nightmare for the people of Pakistan. Read more...

President Trump's statement on the status of Jerusalem

In a perfunctory twelve minute speech, Donald Trump announced his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and his intention to move the US embassy to the city. Read more...

Labour, anti-imperialism and the war in Yemen

Jeremy Corbyn has condemned the UK’s support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has plunged the region’s poorest nation into a humanitarian crisis. Read more...