Strengthened Left will fight for alternatives to EU leaders' dud politics


A brief press release from the United Left Group/Nordic Green Left in the European Parliament

Ukrainian Marxists and Russian Imperialism 1918-1923: Prelude to the Present in Eastern Europe’s Ireland

Ukrainians were ruled by Russia and experienced the coercive genocidal impulse behind Russian universalist Enlightenment rationalism from the horrors of 1708-12 and the 1820s (Arakcheev’s military colonies), to those of 1919-1949. They accordingly have a tradition of anti-colonialist thought, like all peoples who experienced modernization through domination, that is relevant to today’s events.

Europe’s banking union is being hailed as the big fix for the too big to fail banks. It is anything but


A FEW weeks ago MEPs finally signed off the European banking union.

Privatizing Europe


“The drive for austerity was about using the crisis, not solving it. It still is.”
By Nobel prize-winning economist, Paul Krugman

European elections - Prospects for radical left parties

One of the most comprehensive roundups of the prospects for the European Parliament elections – along, of course, with Spectrezine’s

European elections - Netherlands

The most comprehensive radical left policy statement issued in English in the runup to the European Parliament elections later this month is the Manifesto of the Socialist Party of the Netherlands.

European Elections - Alexis Tsipras


Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras recently spoke in Portugal, as a guest of the Left Bloc, in support of the Party of the European Left's campaign European Parliament elections.

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Myths and lies exposed by new report


A study commissioned by the United Left Group (GUE/NGL) in the European Parliament and published by the Austrian Foundation for Development Research (OFSE) has called into question the alleged bene

Arrested for confronting arms-dealers

David Cronin – recently interviewed by Spectrezine  “spent seven hours today in a police station cell. Why?

Tony Benn, the Spectre interview

Tony Benn, the great socialist Member of Parliament, died on 13th March. He was an inspiration for generations of activists in Britain and beyond.

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