Conn Hal­li­nan is a colum­nist for For­eign Pol­i­cy In Focus. His work can be read at dis​patch​es​fromtheedge​blog​.word​press​.com and mid​dleem​pire​series​.word​press​.com.
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If the European Left Doesn’t Step Up to Take on Capitalism, the Right Will Pounce
The left must respond to the economic crisis to defeat the right-wing lurch towards nationalism and racism.