The Left in Europe Today and the Fight Against the Right

Socialism 2014

June 26, 2014

The imposition of drastic austerity in Europe has eroded the legitimacy of the traditional mainstream parties. While it creates openings for the left, as shown by the recent electoral success of Podemos in Spain, it has also given rise to a resurgent far right, from Greece to Hungary, which uses populist nationalist rhetoric to gain a hearing. Listen to a discussion with socialists from Britain, Cyprus, France, and Scotland on the challenges and opportunities facing the left in Europe today.


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