In the late 1990s Latin American politics began a move to the Left with egalitarian governments coming to rule the majority of the region’s States. Gar Fitzpatrick talked to Barry Cannon, an Irish based expert on the region on whether this so-called ‘Pink Tide’ was receding and what that means
Kevin Squires discusses the growing movement to support Palestine with Riya Hassan.
In early 2014 the Ukrainian government was overthrown by a pro-EU protest movement that centred around an encampment and violent street protests in the Maidan Square, the main focal point of the country’s capital city, Kiev. Gavin Mendel-Gleason interviewed Dmytriy Kovalevich, an activist in the leftist organisation Borotba, about the
Mehmet Aksoy was born into a working-class Kurdish socialist family in Turkey and migrated to the UK at the age of four. He is a member of the Kurdish Youth Assembly in London and regularly visits Kurdistan. He talked to LookLeft about the current military and political struggle in the
Vivian Cullen’s impressionistic view of a recent visit to Cuba. Arriving in a tropical Havana from a wet and cold Dublin via Paris; immediately the sights and sounds of this island apart hit me. The lure of Havana is seductive. Vintage 1950s American cars and Russian Ladas cruise down ancient cobble