Ingrid Wergeland — For the first time in a century, Norway’s Labour Party failed to top the country’s local and regional elections, pipped to the post by the centre-right conservatives.
Walter Baier — Surveys indicate that the 2024 elections will be chiefly characterized by uncertainty and pessimism.
Áron Rossman-Kiss — In Hungary, a fledging New Left is rebuilding amidst the ruins of Orbánism
Turkey: Green Left Party holds conference to discuss road map (Plus: GL conference ends with resolutions for the future)
The Green Left Party discussed its future at a conference in Ankara under the slogan "With Change to Freedom".
Anticapitalist Resistance — We must build an international ecosocialist movement rooted in the working class to expropriate businesses, end imperialism and transform the economy to prioritise human need within planetary limits.
How to position oneself on the war in Ukraine? This question has been dividing the left in Germany for more than a year. A debate between Ingar Solty from the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung and ak editor Jan Ole Arps on this question.
Belgian Workers’ Party MEP Marc Botenga on building the Left in- and outside of parliament
Pinja Vuorinen — After only two weeks in power, Finland’s new right-wing coalition faces neo-Nazi scandals and a mounting opposition to its austerian agenda that make it seem increasingly unlikely to last the full four-year election cycle.
Ingrid Wergeland — The first two years of Norway’s Labour Party/Centre Party coalition government have seen the challenges mount up, with debates about solidarity dominating at the international level, while domestic economic inequality has increased.
Murray Smith — The war in Ukraine has cast a harsh light on the radical left in Europe, revealing the best and the worst.
David Broder — Figures like Italy’s Giorgia Meloni threaten to establish a new normal in European politics.
A conversation between Ilya Budraitskis and historian Enzo Traverso about the global rise of post-fascism, Putin’s Russia, and the war in Ukraine.