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  • Left Forum 2017

  • 02 June 2017 - 04 June 2017 |   New York
  • Each spring Left Forum convenes the largest gathering in North America of the US and international Left. It provides a context for the critical conversations that are essential for a stronger Left and a more just society.
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  • Finnish municipal elections
  • A Success for the ‘Left Alliance’

  • By Jukka Pietiläinen | 24 Apr 17
  • Good news from the North: In the Finnish municipal elections on 9 April 2017, the Left Alliance reached 8.8% of the vote which corresponds to a plus of 0.8%. The success was due to a successful election campaign and the good work of party chairperson Li Andersson.
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  • Appropriating Europe as a Common

  • By Walter Baier | 27 Mar 17
  • The political crisis, which, 60 years after the signing of the Treaty of Rome, haunts Europe, is heavy and resists any easy interpretation.- Speech at the event ‘A Europe for the People and by the People’ at the Rome University during the mobilisations on occasion of the Rome Treaty celebrations.
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  • Conference
  • Where Now for the Left?

  • 27 May 2017 - 27 May 2017 |   Warsaw
  • This conference, jointly organised with transform! europe, develops the themes from Naprzód’s previous conference in May, held on the topic of Authoritarianism and Nationalism in Europe. This time we aim to look at how the left can develop in Poland and Europe and build a real alternative to the neo-liberal and conservative right.
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  • This paper on German politics deals with several questions: What is the current situation? How to organize a so-called third pole, the political camp of solidarity? How to re-organize the left party and how to handle the question of a centre-left...

  • On 15 March 2017, the Luxembourg court of appeal ruled on the ‘LuxLeaks’ scandal.

  • In 2016 the cohesion of the European Union was tested as never before. Popular dissatisfaction with the national and European neoliberal orders – culminating in Brexit – gave an impetus to populist radical right forces. Nevertheless, several...



Can right-wing parties with a nationalist and populist agenda come into power even in the core of the EU? Of which character is the challenge they are posing to the Left?

A selection of controversial articles on the debate surrounding the euro’s future.

New social actors pose new challenges to organisational structures for political action.

Up-to-date analyses of the crisis, a deeper theoretical examination of its structural causes and debates on political alternatives.