Socialist Party Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. UPDATE 2-France says new Europe needed after Brexit "explosive shock"Read the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | Reuters

    ... power from member states. With a presidential election scheduled next year, the deeply unpopular ruling Socialist Party is lagging behind an increasingly strong FN which is anti-immigrant and anti-euro. "Extremists and populists pose an immense ...

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  2. French government backs down on its trade union demonstration banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Dear Kitty

    ... had earlier said Valls was making "a historical mistake" with the ban, highlighting the rifts within the Socialist Party year ahead of presidential and legislative elections. The last union-organized protest march to be banned in France - against ...

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  3. With New Vision for Europe, Rising Podemos Threatens to Upend EstablishmentRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Common Dreams

    Spain's Unidos Podemos party, which in recent years rose to prominence on a defiant anti-austerity platform, has overtaken one of the nation's two leading political powerhouses and is threatening to unseat the conservative establishment in Sunday's general election. Polls on Monday suggest that the populist party successfully has shattered the era of two-party dominance, besting the Socialist Party 25 to 21.2 percent, while the ruling conservative Popular Party still leads with 30.7 percent.

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  4. French unions say Paris protest back on in government u-turnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... the authority to arrest known troublemakers on sight. A year ahead of a presidential election, Hollande's Socialist Party is riven with internal rifts. One party backbencher, Christian Paul, had said Prime Minister Manuel Valls was making "a ...

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  5. French police bans planned Thursday demo against labour reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Star Online

    ... reforms are designed to boost the economy. But they have split President Francois Hollande's governing Socialist Party and are decried by critics as an erosion of workers' rights that will cost jobs rather than create them. During a June 14 protest, ...

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  6. Poll shows France's Hollande winning primaries, but not presidential electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Star Online

    French President Francois Hollande is seen winning primaries run by his Socialist Party and other left-wing groups, but is unlikely to win the 2017 presidential election, a poll showed on Monday. The survey by Elabe pollsters was the first since his Socialist Party on Saturday decided to go ahead with the primaries in an effort to boost support for Hollande, who is the most unpopular French president in polling history.

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  7. The left wing case for leaving the EURead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Slugger O'Toole

    On Tuesday the 14th I had the opportunity to speak at a debate on the European referendum in Queen's Students' Union, hosted by the Socialist Party. Over 150 people packed the room to hear arguments which were completely different from those reported every day in the mainstream press.

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  8. France: Huge strikes shake EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Green Left Weekly

    Huge strikes and protests are rocking France, with the threat of greater shocks to come as a hated labour law "counter-reform" is debated in the French Senate. The Socialist Party government is trying to force through the so-called El Khomri law, which would eliminate long-held workers' protections.

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  9. Hollandea s fall from graceRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Spiked

    Another day of demonstrations against the proposed labour-law reforms saw some protesters turn violent, even vandalising the outside of a children's hospital. This comes after weeks of blockades and strike action, with rubbish piling up on the streets of Paris and many left without petrol after six out of France's eight major oil refineries were affected.

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  10. Is Paris burning? Recurring violence dogs France's image as events convergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Japan Times

    What with protesters and police clashing in Paris, soccer hooligans brawling at Euro 2016 matches and a deadly jihadi attack, France is hardly a picture-postcard destination these days. "We had helicopters and hysterical police sirens all day outside our back window," said Nancy Anderson, 61, a frequent visitor from the United States staying in the city's seventh district, which was at the heart of fierce clashes between police and protesters on Tuesday.

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  11. French PM urges hardline union to halt anti-reform rallies in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Star Online

    ... forced the bill through the lower house of parliament by decree to bypass rebels within the ruling Socialist Party ranks and it is now being debated in the Senate. France has allowed the street marches so far despite the emergency rule imposed after ...

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  12. Is Paris burning? Recurring violence dogs France's imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    What with protesters and police clashing in Paris, football hooligans brawling at Euro 2016 matches and a deadly jihadist attack, France is hardly a picture-postcard destination these days. A police officer clashes with a demonstrator near the Invalides during a protest against proposed labour reforms, in Paris on June 14, 2016 "We had helicopters and hysterical police sirens all day outside our back window," said Nancy Anderson, 61, a frequent visitor from the United States staying in the city's seventh district, which was at the heart of fierce clashes between police and protesters on Tuesday.

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  13. On strike, at play: The two faces of FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Rediff.com

    ... to get the new labour law through. The government used this rare procedure because part of the ruling Socialist Party were ready to vote against their government and like in India, whenever the government proposes a reform, the Opposition blocks ...

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  14. Whoever wins the US presidency, expect the dawn of a wrenching new global orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    ... the Soviet Union, socialism became marginalised in the US. But Eugene Debs was a founding member of the Socialist Party of America in 1901. He ran as a socialist candidate for president five times and, in the 1912 election, won 5.99 per cent of the ...

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  15. Donald Trump echoes Charles Lindbergh: The history of his odious campaign sloganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Salon

    ... and would-be Nazi appeaser Charles Lindbergh and anti-Semitic "radio priest" Charles Coughlin as well as Socialist Party leader Norman Thomas , Nobel prize-winning novelist Sinclair Lewis and Washington socialite Alice Roosevelt Longworth. What ...

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  16. Trump's 'America First' Has Echoes From the 1940sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Government Executive

    ... and would-be Nazi appeaser Charles Lindbergh and anti-Semitic "radio priest" Charles Coughlin as well as Socialist Party leader Norman Thomas , Nobel prize-winning novelist Sinclair Lewis and Washington socialite Alice Roosevelt Longworth. What ...

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  17. It's time to erect the anti-Trump cordonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

    ... becoming a normal part of the political process. In France, it has meant that supporters of the centre-left Socialist Party have sometimes agreed to vote en masse for candidates from the conservative party of Jacques Chirac and Nicolas Sarkozy to ...

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  18. Let's Change split over sale of BA assetsRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | Buenos Aires Herald

    The Buenos Aires City Legislature has passed a controversial bill to create a city government-run company for the purpose of selling municipal lands. Thanks to the move yesterday, the Horacio Rodrguez Larreta administration will now be able to sell part of the much-coveted Tiro Federal shooting-range grounds located in the neighbourhood of Nez to real estate companies, as well as putting more than 2,200 other government properties on the market.

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  19. Muslims Beat Waitress For Serving Alcohol During RamadanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Breitbart.com

    ... a Muslim baker they accused of being un-Islamic for serving ham sandwiches and alcohol at his shop. The Socialist Party government in France appears to be turning a blind eye to the growing problem of members of their Muslim minority holding ...

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  20. The plan to ban work emails out of hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | BBC News

    Should governments step in to regulate work emails and so rescue harassed staff from the perils of digital burnout? The answer in France appears to be "Yes". President Francois Hollande's Socialist Party is about to vote through a measure that will give employees for the first time a "right to disconnect".

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