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After the recent general election, Germany will see its first coalition government since 1957 which includes more than two parties, and the first Social Democrat (SPD) led government since 2005.
Although the SPD won the election, it only gained a meagre 25.7% vote share; a long way from its high point of 40.9% in 1998.
The largest scale political and organisational attack on the Labour Party’s left wing since the Second World War is currently unfolding within the party. But despite the defeats that have been suffered the Labour left remains the largest political force engaged in resistance to the Tories’ attacks.
The current power cuts come from a combination of increased demand from manufacturers, a slowdown in coal production, partly caused by improved health and safety measures in mines, and the restrictions put on coal use by national guidelines to restrict carbon emissions.
The US unilateral and illegal sanctions regime remains in place and so does the US government’s commitment to overthrow the Bolivarian process.
The emerging alliances in Latin America and the Caribbean – anchored by Maduro and López Obrador – have already reshaped the hemisphere to the disadvantage of imperialism.