Switzerland: Climate & women’s movements bring ‘Green Wave’ & gains for Left in federal elections
The elections to the Federal Parliament in Switzerland last weekend saw a breakthrough for the Greens; jumping to 13% of the vote and gaining 17 seats. They now hold 28 seats in the National Council (lower house) and have become, for the first time in their history, the 4th party largest party in Parliament.
500,000 on the streets in Swiss “Women’s Strike” – Solidarity & Struggle is powerful
By Valerie Leary, ROSA activist and Socialist Party member. Originally posted on the website of ROSA- Socialist Feminist…