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  • ETUC announces European demonstration for 4 April
  • Crisis Cannot be Solved without Sound Social Basis

  • 19 Dec 13
  • The European Union will not get itself out of the crisis as long as it continues to ignore the real needs of its citizens, the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) has warned.
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  • Call for support: EuroMemorandum 2014 - New Deadline 21 December 2013
  • "The deepening divisions in Europe and the need for a radical alternative to EU policies"

  • 19 Dec 13
  • We would like to inform you that the deadline for support of the EuroMemorandum 2014 has been extended by two days to 21 December 2013. This EuroMemorandum draws on discussions and papers presented at the 19th Workshop on Alternative Economic Policy in Europe, organised by the EuroMemo Group, from 20-22 September 2013 in London.
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  • EL Press Release
  • Complete success of the IV EL Congress for a solidary Europe

  • 16 Dec 13
  • The 4th Congress of the European Left Party (EL) in Madrid December 13-15 gathered 300 delegates coming from every corner in Europe, from countries making or not part of the European Union. They have decided that the EL must become a major player of the political struggle in Europe against austerity policies and democratic regression, building a European social and political front.
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  • Madrid, 13-15 December
  • transform! at the 4th Congress of the European Left Party

  • 12 Dec 13
  • From 13-15 December the European Left Party (ELP) will hold its IV Congress in Madrid. Although the ELP is a rather young party whose founding congress took place only in 2004 it meanwhile consists of nearly 40 parties of the alternative Left in Europe.
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  • European trade unions demand a change of policy
  • Troika acts against EU law and human rights

  • 04 Dec 13
  • The EU's austerity policy is unlawful, according to Professor Andreas Fischer-Lescano, a professor at the Centre for European Law and Politics (ZERP), University of Bremen, who drew up a paper for the Austrian Trade Union Federation (ÖGB), the Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour, the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) and the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI).
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  • Please circulate this info!
  • 23 November: 70 Spanish Cities Demonstrate Against the Policy of Cuts

  • 22 Nov 13
  • Solidarity messages can be sent to info@altersummit.eu, we will forward them. On 23 November (24 in Andalusia, Catalonia and Asturias), and in the context of a large mobilization in Europe organized by the European Trade Union Confederation, the workers and the general public are called to...
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  • Brussels, 18-20 October
  • Alter Summit-Network Held a Strategy Conference

  • Von Walter Baier | 14 Nov 13
  • 60 representatives from trade unions, social movements and political actors met for the first conference of the network after the Alter Summit in Athens to continue and consolidate the process at European and national level.
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  • Panel Discussions on Productive Reconstruction
  • The transform! Economists Working Group at the EAEPE Conference

  • Von Maxime Benatouil | 13 Nov 13
  • The European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE) held its annual conference in Paris on the future of industries from November 7 to 9. The participation in this important heterodox event was suggested at the occasion of the launching of the transform! Economists Working Group (TEWG) last April when the network gathered to discuss the debate on competitiveness shaking up the EU as a whole.
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  • Call to International Day of Solidarity to the Greek People

  • 08 Nov 13
  • At 4.20 am, on 7 November, police raided the building of ERT - the Greek broadcaster that its workers kept alive broadcasting for five months after its unconstitutional shutting down – in a culmination so far, of the “law and order” campaing by the Greek “state of exception” regime.
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  • SYRIZA
  • On Today’s “Invasion” of the Special Police Units in ERT Installations

  • 07 Nov 13
  • With today’s early morning “invasion” of the special police units to ERT premises, the government completes an absolute coup against mass information and democracy, launched on June 11th, 2013. These police units known as “units for the reinstatement of order” have special equipment to suppress...
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  • 6 November: General Strike in Greece
  • “We do not fit in eachothers Worlds!”

  • 06 Nov 13
  • The Greek Statistic Office announces an official youth unemployment rate of 65% and 28% in general. The real percentages are much higher.
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  • On the Struggle in Greek Universites
  • An Alternative Welcome at the University of Athens

  • Von Sissy Velissariou | 28 Oct 13
  • Greek university education is going through the most critical phase in its entire history, because the Ministry of Education is implementing a harsh mobility scheme for the administrative and technical staff of the country’s eight largest universities.
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