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Andrew Coates is a member of Chartist EB.

Political instability beckons in France as Macron loses majority

The  shadow of the far-right hangs over advances for the left alliance in the French parliamentary elections, writes Andrew Coates

Return of the left in France?

Andrew Coates sees an unprecedented left unity in the third round of the French elections

France – left populism flags

Andrew Coates finds a fragmented left and a split far-right

Starmer & Negotiating the Rapids

Andrew Coates looks back on the innovative thinking of a left current involving Keir Starmer

Resonating with the membership

Andrew Coates looks at the main leadership candidates and finds Keir Starmer best placed to take the party forward

The far right comes in from the cold

Andrew Coates on the ideologists guiding the far right today

Macron faces populist revolt

Andrew Coates finds grounds to be cautious on the rise of the Gilets jaunes In May 2017 Emmanuel Macron was elected President of France...

Chartist AGM report by Andrew Coates

The Chartist AGM was well attended and had some awesome speakers. Report by Andrew Coates