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Political impasse in Spain

US Primaries: Bernie Sanders for President?

Media coverage of the US presidential primaries is largely concentrated on the Republican Party. Read more...

Turkey: AKP bombs its way to a majority

On November 1, the Justice and Development Party, AKP, led by Ahmet Davutoğlu, but in reality dominated by the authoritarian Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, swept back to power with an absolut Read more...

The Greek Elections and the Emergence of Popular Unity

When Syriza’s Alexis Tsipras resigned as Prime Minister, on August 20, he triggered a new general election, which will take place on 20 September. Read more...

Greece: Tsipras stabs his party in the back to act as the Eurozone’s enforcer of Austerity

Sri Lanka Elections: No party worthy of a vote

On August 17, Sri Lanka goes to the polls in the first parliamentary election since the former President, Mahinda Rajapaksa, was defeated in the Presidential election last January. Read more...

Snatching disgrace from the jaws of defiance

We reproduce here the introduction to a collection of articles on Greece taken from Fifth International Journal 17, August 2015
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Greece: Syriza surrenders – without a fight!

Alexis Tsipras and the leadership of Syriza have betrayed the mandate given to them twice by the Greek people. Scarcely a week after 61 per cent of voters said Oxi!-No! Read more...

Turkey: vote HDP on June 7 - then build a revolutionary party

Turkey’s Parliamentary elections on June 7 will take place against a background of sharpening political crisis in the region. Read more...

España: El PSOE mantiene su feudo de Andalucía – ¿se ha detenido el ascenso de Podemos?

Estamos en un súper-año electoral en España. En mayo se celebran elecciones locales en todo el país y en los próximos meses se celebran elecciones para varios gobiernos regionales. Read more...