Hungary: Europe’s creeping fascism
12 July 2019
Luke Cooper reports on his recent visit to Hungary, an EU member state where democratic freedoms are no longer taken for granted
What Europe wants
21 January 2019
Niccolò Milanese explains where the European Commission and its nation-states stand on Brexit's big questions.
Christmas with the gilets jaunes
24 December 2018
The 'yellow vests' revolt in France has targeted centrist president Macron, but left wing opinion has been divided over its unclear politics. Paul Cudenec reports from the protests – and finds a community spirit that bears little resemblance to the media's depictions
Picking the lesser evil
22 November 2018
With a seemingly bungled Brexit deal, the only options on offer are different forms of capitalism. The Left needs to pick its enemies wisely, writes Richard Seymour
There’s hope left for a Left Europe
21 November 2018
Don't believe the doomsayers, writes Luke Cooper - the deal is dead in the water. Now is the time to fight to defend free movement and a united Europe.
Building walls: fear and securitization in the European Union
13 November 2018
The report from Transnational Institute reveals that member states of the European Union and Schengen Area have constructed almost 1000 km of walls, the equivalent of more than six times the total length of the Berlin Wall. By European Alternatives
Socialism beyond borders
6 November 2018
A left government cannot hope to succeed through British isolationism, writes Hilary Wainwright. It must make a new kind of pan-European alliance
A new dawn for the Danish radical left?
10 September 2018
As the Social Democrats shift rightwards, a coalition of new and emboldened leftist parties have banded together to fight for a real alternative, writes Lukas Slothuus.
Revenge against the commons
8 July 2018
In France, a fight against a new airport has morphed into a defence of new ways of living. John Jordan reports from inside an ‘autonomous zone’ under attack by the state. Photographs by Penelope Thomaidi
Be careful what EU wish for
28 June 2018
The EU is a crisis-ridden institution. Why do we keep pretending that Remain is the more stable option for the Left? By Ray Bellchambers
Beneath the Pavements, the Beach?
1 May 2018
Hilary Wainwright explores the turbulent history of 1968 social movements - and what they can teach us about building counter-power today.
Why Europe needs Corbyn
18 April 2018
Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party can lead the way for a new left politics in Europe, writes Luke Cooper
France: The colonial republic
11 July 2017
The roots of France’s ascendant racism lie as deep as the origins of the French republic itself, argues Yasser Louati
Greece’s heavy load
23 May 2017
While the UK left is divided over how to respond to Brexit, the people of Greece continue to groan under the burden of EU-backed austerity. Jane Shallice reports
20 March 2017
Paul O’Connell and Michael Calderbank consider the conditions that led to the Brexit vote, and how the left in Britain should respond
A better Brexit
5 January 2017
The left should not tail-end the establishment Bremoaners, argues Michael Calderbank
Back to basics
28 October 2016
Barb Jacobson on the campaign for an unconditional basic income
10 August 2016
Marina Prentoulis lambasts those on the left who see success in the Brexit disaster
Five keys to understanding the Spanish election
27 June 2016
A second Spanish general election in six months saw gains for the right-wing PP, which is again expected to form a government. But the insurgent left has also shown that it is here to stay, writes Oscar Reyes.