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Venezuela: balance sheet of 2016 and perspectives for 2017

The Bolivarian Revolution is at one of its lowest points since President Chávez’s electoral victory in 1998. On top of the defeat in the December 2015 National Assembly elections, the aggravation of the economic situation is impacting the mass of the working people—who are the base and support of the revolution. It is time to draw a serious balance sheet.

Spain: Podemos conference - a clear victory for the Left

The resounding victory for Pablo Iglesias and his list of candidates at the recent Podemos congress, the National Citizens' Assembly, marks an important development for millions of workers and youth in Spain. At the same time, it represents a defeat for the ruling class, who hid behind the right-wing stance of Íñigo Errejón.

The French elections: a political crisis unfolds

After years of stagnation and struggle under the "Socialist" government of Hollande in France, the establishment parties have been completely discredited and the situation has grown into a full-blown political crisis. The next presidential election, taking place in the next few months, is set to be the most unpredictable in generations.

Romania: mass protests as conflict within the ruling class spills out onto the streets

With around 500,000 protesters on the streets, the ongoing anti-government protests in Romania have seen the largest number of people involved since the collapse of the Ceausescu regime in 1989. These protests come after a year of rising unrest and political crisis. A mood of anger and resentment has been on the rise. But what is the nature of this movement?

Trump's first week: welcome to the new normality

In just a few days, Trump has set his stamp on US and world politics, economics, and relations. Already, his Islamophobic, anti-immigrant policies - in particular - have sparked mass protests across America and internationally. This is what is meant when we talk of sharp and sudden changes being on the order of the day.

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