Thousands of Russian Communist Party members marched across downtown Moscow to mark the centenary of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.
By Peter Van Voorhis In the 1960s, activists at the University of California, Berkeley started the American free speech movement, where millions of students across the country fought for free speech r
Far-left maverick Jean-Luc Melenchon is rising in the polls and becoming the ultimate wild card in the French presidential race.
Left winger Mélenchon marches on Paris
France’s Far Left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon surprised his supporters on Sunday (February 5) by ‘appearing’ in front of them in the form of a hologram in…
It has been a weekend for rallies for most of the candidates with an eye on the French presidency.
Seven candidates will battle it out on the French left wing in January to win the nomination for the 2017 presidential election.
And so they rose, and took to the streets and squares of cities and towns, reclaiming the Agora, asking that democracy live up to its promise: in Spain, in Greece, in France, people demanded that elec
Elected mayor of Madrid a year ago with the backing of Podemos, Manuela Carmena, 72, is a leading figure of Spain's "new left".
For more insight on the citizen’s movements mushrooming across Europe, we spoke to Albert Ogien, a French sociologist and senior researcher at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)
An unprecedented alliance between Portugal’s centre-left and its radical left looks set to topple the centre-right minority government just weeks
Rebel, radical,and even rock star – words not usually associated with economists, but they do seem to stick to Frenchman Thomas Piketty, who shot to
Alexis Tsipras was welcomed with applause by members of his party, but has yet to reach a fairytale ending. Speaking in an old cinema, the Greek
The resignation of the co-founder of Podemos has plunged Spain’s young left-wing party into its first serious crisis in an important election year
In the Greek capital thousands of anti-fascist demonstrators took to the streets in a rally against far-right extremism. The protest was in response
Tens of thousands of people turned out in Madrid on Saturday for the latest show of strength for Podemos, the new left-wing party that in just a year
Fresh from his Syriza party’s crushing victory at Sunday’s polls in Greece, left-wing leader Alexis Tsipras has struck a deal to govern with a fellow
The people of Greece are taking in Syriza’s momentous victory in the snap general election. Both Greek and European markets fell on Monday morning
Jubilation in University Square in central Athens as thousands of Syriza supporters celebrated the landmark win by their anti-bailout party Syriza
The man of the moment, Alexis Tsipras has swept to power in a landslide win in Greece. His Syriza party’s anti-austerity message appears to have
As Greece’s leftist Syriza party looked set for a comfortable victory over the ruling conservatives in the Greek election, our reporter spoke to some
Is Greece about to face the music or can a new government get Brussels to change its tune? The last four years have seen the nation lurch from one
The news of the snap elections announced today after the third failure of Greek MPs to elect a president continues to ripple across the political and
The former eastern German state of Thuringia looks set to lower the curtain on 24 years of Conservative rule with the swearing-in on Friday of the
Seventy-five-year-old Tabare Vazquez has won Uruguay’s presidential run-off, allowing the leftist ruling coalition to extend its decade in power