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France’s divided leftwing candidates called on to back ‘people’s primary’

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A group of political activists will make one desperate last attempt this month to save the bitterly divided French left from an electoral catastrophe in the presidential election with a “people’s primary” to designate...

Labour to ban leftwing groups including Alliance for Workers’ Liberty

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Labour is to proscribe three leftwing groups including the Alliance for Workers’ Liberty, a movement connected to a number of current and former MPs that also has links with pro-European campaigns. Sources on the part...

Emmanuel Macron’s coalition level with new leftwing group in French elections

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Emmanuel Macron’s centrist grouping was neck and neck with a new leftwing alliance led by the hard-left Jean-Luc Mélenchon in the vote share of the first round of parliamentary elections, according to early projection...

Greenland’s left-wing anti-mine party wins snap election

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Greenland’s main opposition party, which is against an international mining project involving uranium and other metals on the Arctic island, has emerged as the biggest party after winning more than a third of votes in...

Can Colombia’s first leftwing president deliver change? – podcast

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Gustavo Petro has been elected as the Latin American country’s first leftist leader. But he faces a huge challenge if he is to deliver on his promises, says Joe Parkin Daniels ...

Greenland’s leftwing anti-mine party wins snap election

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Greenland’s main opposition party, which is against an international mining project involving uranium and other metals on the Arctic island, has emerged as the biggest party after winning more than a third of votes in...

Can Colombia’s first leftwing president deliver change? – podcast

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Gustavo Petro has been elected as the Latin American country’s first leftist leader. But he faces a huge challenge if he is to deliver on his promises, says Joe Parkin Daniels ...

Leftwing rivals in Unite leadership race fail to agree unity candidate

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The contest to become the next leader of the Unite union is set for another twist after three leftwing rivals for the position failed to agree upon a unity candidate. Sharon Graham, the only female candidate, has told...

Union candidate warns Keir Starmer not to ditch leftwing policies

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One of the leading candidates to run Labour’s most generous union donor has warned Keir Starmer against any attempt to abandon the leftwing pledges he endorsed at the start of his leadership. With thousands of Unite m...

Leftwing rural teacher Pedro Castillo sworn in as president of Peru

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A rural school teacher who has never held public office has been sworn in as Peru’s new president pledging to govern “with the people and for the people” in a ceremony steeped in historic symbolism on Peru’s bicentena...

Jeremy Corbyn could be reinstated as Labour MP under leftwing challenge to Starmer

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Supporters of Jeremy Corbyn have drawn up an “urgent” plan that would hand party members the powers to reinstate the former leader as a Labour MP. In a sign of the tensions within the party over Corbyn’s suspension, f...

Leftwing outsider Sharon Graham elected as Unite union leader

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Sharon Graham, a leftwing outsider, has been elected to succeed Len McCluskey as general secretary of the Unite union. She received 37.7% of the vote, beating Steve Turner, a fellow leftwinger who was backed by McClus...

Leftwing millennial to be Chile’s new president – video

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Gabriel Boric, a leftwing former student leader, will become Chile’s youngest president after storming to a resounding victory in a run-off vote against his ultra-conservative far-right opponent, José Antonio Kast.Wit...