The new left in Europe 


The Die Linke headquarters, fully-packed with interested listeners, saw a lively discussion on the new left, which is quickly gaining ever growing support in Europe. The meeting started by extending congratulations to the HDP, a Turkish left-wing party supporting Kurdish autonomy, for reaching the 10% threshold in the Turkish elections and getting into parliament and ended with a call for mobilisation on the 20th of June, the kick-off day for a European week of action. Representatives of SYRIZA, Podemos, and Izquierda Unida discussed with Bernd Riexinger, party leader of Die Linke, the current position of the Greek government, social movements all over Europe, the electoral chances of the left in different countries, and much more.

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