International Viewpoint

Faced with social anger, Macron replaces legitimacy with police batons

1ημέρα 5 ώρες ago

“Nevertheless, in the current situation, what is lacking is the building at the national level and in the cities of a common social and political front, defending an anti-capitalist alternative of social and financial choices in favour of the working classes, with a different sharing of wealth, a front relying on social dynamics to present itself as a direct political actor in the current situation.”

- IV578 - March 2023 / ,
Léon Crémieux

“The world situation is that of a new cold war”

1 εβδομάδα 1ημέρα ago

“The current upsurge of the far right is not, therefore, a roadblock to communism (or anything that might resemble it) as it was in the 1930s, and capital is not looking for an antileft discourse to replace the Cold War one. Rather, it is primarily a quarrel within capitalism itself against a background of crisis. We are obviously concerned as leftists because they are mortal enemies for us. But we are in another historical configuration. ”

- IV578 - March 2023 / , ,
Gilbert Achcar , Thierry Labica

The challenges of feminism in Senegal

1 εβδομάδα 4 ημέρες ago

“No cultural revolution, no return to the sources or ethnic, religious or national authenticity, claimed by the groups that demand them, can legitimize the persistence, imbued with idealization, of so-called traditional or ancestral values, which involve serious discrimination and inequality.”

- Feminism / ,
Fatou Sow

The political economy of the cost of living crisis in the UK: What is to be done?

2 εβδομάδες 1ημέρα ago

Soaring prices of energy, food, other essentials and rent in 2022, caused by multiple supply chain disruptions after Brexit and the pandemic, followed by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, brought an intensive cost of living crisis, exacerbated by inequalities in class, race, gender, as well as the care and ecological crises.

- IV578 - March 2023 / ,
Özlem Onaran
1 ώρα 15 λεπτά ago
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