By Marianne Arens, December 22, 2012
The Partei für Soziale Gleichheit (Socialist Equality Party) recently held a series of meetings in Germany under the slogan “Defend Greek workers.”
By Mark Blackwood, December 22, 2012
A report reveals that when compared to the London area, the UK’s poorest region in the North East has almost three times the rate of self-harm/attempted suicide hospital admissions.
By Julie Hyland, December 22, 2012
The Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition intends to roll out the conditions that exist in academies to all public schools, in preparation for the handing over of education to the private sector.
By Alex Lantier, December 21, 2012
On December 19-20, French President François Hollande made a 36-hour visit to Algeria, to expand military and trade ties between France and its former colony.
By Johannes Stern, December 21, 2012
Last week leading figures of the German Left Party signed a statement calling for intervention in Syria.
By Ulrich Rippert, December 21, 2012
In an interview last weekend with the Financial Times, the German chancellor declares that the European welfare state cannot be sustained.
By Christoph Dreier, December 21, 2012
Workers are vehemently opposed to the implementation of the most recent cuts package, in particular the massive layoffs planned for the public sector.
By Julie Hyland, December 20, 2012
By threatening teachers with pay cuts, the government intends to create a precedent that will be used against all public sector workers.
By Ulrich Rippert, December 19, 2012
The parliamentary resolution is a prelude to military intervention in Syria.
By Richard Duckworth, December 19, 2012
Private consultancy firms have been central to the coalition government’s plans to carve up the National Health Service.
By Dietmar Henning, December 19, 2012
The closure of the GM Opel plant in Bochum is the first such auto plant closure in Germany since 1949.
By Julie Hyland, December 18, 2012
The British government has agreed to pay £2.23 million to Libyan Sami al-Saadi and his family, who were kidnapped with the aid of MI6 and rendered to Tripoli.