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The “Orbanization” of Greece & Mitsotakis’ authoritarianism

The shock of the results of the Greek parliamentary elections on May 21, 2023 is profound. The ruling conservative New Democracy is expected to win an absolute majority of parliamentary seats in the second election on June 25, 2023 due to the changed electoral system they imposed. The course of the conservative party will lead […]

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The Historical Failure of the German Bourgeoisie

The defeat of the 1848 Revolution paved the way for Germany’s subsequent reactionary path to unification and beyond By Albert Scharenberg* Over the next few days, one could expect German society to commemorate the one-hundred-and-seventy-fifth anniversary of the 1848 Revolution. It was this revolution, after all, that led to the creation of the first national […]

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A Decade of Right-Wing Radicalization

A Decade of Right-Wing Radicalization Ten years after its founding, the Alternative für Deutschland shows no sign of moderating its politics by Gerd Wiegel* The rise of Germany’s leading right-populist party, the Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) or “Alternative for Germany”, is unprecedented in the German political system. The AfD won 10.3 percent in the autumn […]

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