The Left made gains in yesterday’s elections, but so did the fascist Right. We still have plenty of work to do
Articles by John Mullen
France in 2022: the People’s Union, and Mélenchon
In the run-up to June’s parliamentary elections, the political atmosphere in France has been transformed by a new left alliance, the New Popular Union. How useful is it and what are its prospects?
French Presidential Elections: the Meaning of the First Round Results
Continuing collapse of the traditional parties, polarization to left and right.
How Useful is Jean-Luc Mélenchon (part two): Taming the Capitalist State?
France Insoumise is the most important Left organisation in France today. Showing solidarity means having comradely discussions about Left patriotism and foreign policy.
Elections and Class Struggle in France: How useful is Jean-Luc Mélenchon? (Part One)
With the French Socialist Party in ruins, the France Insoumise is proposing a new version of left reformism. How useful is it to French working people?