Fascist fighters are at the heart of a new paramilitary force that can already muster thousands on the streets of Kiev. The paramilitaries are openly recruiting, carrying out combat training and marching in Ukraine’s capital.
The European elections are just three months away. From Hungary to the Netherlands and from Greece to France, fascist and racist populist parties are making all the running.
A referendum in Switzerland, initiated by the racist populist Swiss People’s Party, narrowly voted for a quota on immigrants. Check this site for a picture of how the national football team would look without immigration.
Around 700 antifascists marched on a meeting of the fascist Front National in Rennes, north west France on 8 February. Their actions hit home: the next day, FN leader Marine Le Pen issued pleas for interior minister Manuel Valls to “dissolve” the antifascist groups.
Angry protests have broken out in Bosnia over the past few days, with government buildings set on fire. The situation is developing rapidly, but here are some quick notes.
The Great Sit-Down Strike of 1936-1937 saw US car and component workers take on the powerful multinational car giant, General Motors.