Calls on Portugal to Take Action Against Racism

A joint statement has been issued by the European Network Against Racism, together with 80+ organisations across Europe and MEPs in solidarity with Portuguese anti-racist activists who have been targeted and threatened by the far-right (including hate speech, death threats and judicial harassment). It says, “We call for an urgent institutional response from Portuguese authorities to…

Allende 50 Years On

On 4 September 1970, exactly 50 years ago, the Socialist doctor Salvador Allende won the presidential elections in Chile. It was a victory against the backdrop of the cold war and despite heavy meddling of US state agencies and private companies. And it was the first time in Latin America that a Socialist came to…