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4th Feb 2023

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Keeping the Red Flag flying

  • Co-leader of The Left in the European Parliament, Manon Aubry says a green-tinted approach to social and economic justice combined with unabashed anti-fascism can help to rebrand her fractious group of leftists and communists (Photo: Helena Malikova)

The hard-left is often associated with the colours red for revolution, and black for anarcho-syndicalism.

But the movement is more and more green these days too.

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The trend is exemplified in many ways by Manon Aubry of the political party La France Insoumise.

Since 2019, she has been a co-leader of the Left in the European Parliament and is the youngest person to head one of the chamber's political groups.

Manon says a green-tinted approach to social and economic justice combined with unabashed antifascism can help to rebrand her fractious group of leftists and communists — and win voters back from the far-right.

Author bio

EU Scream is the progressive politics podcast from Brussels. Produced by James Kanter with graphics by Helena Malikova and music by Lara Natale.

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