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Economy

German election: Another Merkel government in prospect

Even before Germany's general election on September 24, the outcome already looks certain; the conservative party, Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats, CDU, and its Bavarian sister party, CSU, will ag Read more...

Ireland: Jobstown victory against state frame up

The Irish state’s attempt to criminalise seven water charges protesters has failed, though charges against other water protesters remain. Read more...

G20: What did they get out of it – apart from expenses?

"We agreed that we do not agree." That about sums up the outcome of the G20 summit. Read more...

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visit to the Middle East and Europe to emphasise that his election campaign statements on foreign affairs; Nato is obsolete, Brexit is beautiful, climate Read more...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...