Left-leaning French parliamentary faction makes first public appearance | AFP

Left-leaning lawmakers, who have defected to rob President Emmanuel Macron’s party of its outright majority in France’s National Assembly, make their first appearance as “Ecology, Democracy, Solidarity” (EDS). Seventeen members of Macron’s La Republique En Marche (LREM) party formed the new group to pursue greener policies, “modernise” the political system, and reduce social inequalities. IMAGES

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New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis holds rally in Athens | AFP

New Democracy leader and Greek election frontrunner Kyriakos Mitsotakis holds a rally in Athens ahead of Sunday’s general elections. IMAGES

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UK & Bank of England seem to be ‘under the thumb of US’ – Prof. Wolff

It’s been reported in recent days that the Bank of England has refused to allow the Maduro government access to the gold reserves it’s holding for Venezuela. Economist & co-founder of Democracy at Work Richard Wolff told RT the move is highly problematic. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/9nc0

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