On Sunday 5 December, Raoul Hedebouw was elected president of the PTB-PVDA at the closing session of our Unity Congress. Here is his speech at the closing session.
Set to win 18 seats in parliament, the Workers’ Party of Belgium is the fastest-growing force on the European left. Newly elected leader Raoul Hedebouw tells Jacobin how his comrades built an explicitly Marxist party with mass appeal.
The same concern is on everyone's lips: "When our non-vaccinated colleagues are dismissed, who will take care of the patients?" Anger is everywhere, because they know what it costs them to do their job in such difficult conditions.

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