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Oil workers have shut down all France’s refineries, dockers and railworkers have walked out againts a new labour law, while “Nuit Debout” protestors are in the streets, and the government is stirring up racism to try to divert the anger. John Mullen reports from France

25 May 2016 |

West Ham United FC played its final game at the Boleyn on Tuesday night (10 May). It was supposed to be a massive party, a celebration of 112 years and 2,398 games at the ground. But before the first ball was kicked a mini riot took place.

13 May 2016 |

Europe is witnessing a dangerous revival of fascist and racist populist parties and organisations. Over the next few weeks we are going to publish a series of articles analysing the scale of this threat. This is part one.

23 April 2016 |

A group of hardcore fascists won 10 seats in Poland’s parliament, hidden in the lists of Kukiz’15, a populist party headed by former rock star Pavel Kukiz, and have now set up a parliamentary group of their own.

19 April 2016 |

The first two albums I have reviewed this month look at America from completely different musical and political perspectives.

3 April 2016 |

Nazi and far-right ultra nationalist and racist parties have taken almost a fifth of the seats in Slovakia’s parliament after elections on Saturday 5 March.

6 March 2016 |