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Polish fascists give the Nazi "sieg heil" salute and brandish a White Power flag

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.

Syriza supporters sense victory. Pic credit: @mortdarthur on twitter

Here is a result to cheer the left across Europe and beyond. Voters have given the radical left Syriza victory in Greece’s parliamentary elections. Syriza has won, and won handsomely.

25 January 2015 | Notes
£7 billion can be found for the World Cup, no money can be found the the urban poor

The football maybe glorious, but much of the world’s media are ignoring the protests that are taking place in Brazil against FIFA and poverty. Brazilian police are rounding up protestors and jailing them.

14 June 2014 | In depth
Nazi NPD on the march

Welcome to our liveblog of the European parliament elections – news and analysis, with a particular focus on the racist far right and fascist parties. Scroll down to see the story as it unfolded.

25 May 2014 | Notes
The nazi Golden Dawn's flags carry a distinctive swastika-style motif

Voters in Greece have punished the coalition government’s austerity regime in regional and municipal elections, with a strong vote for the radical left Syriza party.

19 May 2014 | Notes