Frédéric Lordon: The euro, or hating democracy

“As always,” Frédéric Lordon writes, “institutional orders reveal their true essence when they are at their limits, in conditions of extreme crisis.” For Lordon, the actions of the troika over

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Coup in Ukraine: A warning to the international working class

The recent events in Ukraine are a warning to the international working class. Under conditions in which workers lack both a perspective and a party to enable them to intervene independently in political events, the situation in Ukraine has developed …

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German grand coalition to intensify austerity policies in Europe

An important political lesson must be drawn from the coalition agreement struck after two months of negotiations between Germany’s conservative parties (the Christian Democratic Union and the Christian Social Union) and the Social Democratic Party: It is impossible for working …

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