The expulsion of the former head of the Labour Party is causing debate. The discussion about anti-Semitism in the party has divisive potential.
The Austrian party Wandel is running in the Vienna local elections. In an interview with Alerta, chairman Fayad Mulla tells how left-wing local politics can look like and what the general state of left-wing politics in Austria is like.
After the scandals of the Spanish royal family, republicanism is gaining sympathy in Spain. According to a recent poll, a majority of Spaniards would vote for a republic. At the same time the monarchy is in a downward spiral. Nevertheless, a referendum is unlikely.