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Economy

Donald Trump’s first foray into foreign affairs

Donald Trump used his eight-day, five-country visit to the Middle East and Europe to emphasise that his election campaign statements on foreign affairs; Nato is obsolete, Brexit is beautiful, climate Read more...

UK: Labour's election manifesto, “For the many”

Labour's 2017 manifesto has been heralded as the most left wing since 1983. And so it is. Read more...

Syriza continues cash for cuts policy

On February 28, representatives from the European Union, European Central bank and International Monetary Fund arrived in Athens to discuss terms for a fourth bailout package for the Greek government. Read more...

Millions march against Trump

It was the largest international demonstration since the Iraq War. The ‘Women’s March’ on 21 January capped a two day explosion of resistance to the inauguration of Donald Trump.  Read more...

Made in America

What lies behind Trump’s Victory and how can he be stopped? Read more...

Italy says No to anti-democratic constitutional reform

Italian voters have rejected premier Matteo Renzi's proposed amendments to the constitution with an impressive 59 percent in the referendum sponsored by his government. Read more...

Britain:The bitter fruit of Brexit

The first of the reactionary consequences of Brexit is the major boost it has given to racist attacks on people perceived to be migrants. The effect was immediate. Read more...

G20: Climate deal overshadowed by US-China tensions

First, the good news from Hangzhou; the US and China have adopted the international climate change agreement reached in Paris in December 2015. Read more...