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  • Poulantzas Today: Conference in Honour of Nicos Poulantzas

  • Von Haris Golemis | 03 Dec 09
  • A very interesting, successful and useful NPI - transform!europe Conference, Athens, 18 and 19 December 2009. When, some time ago, we discussed the idea of organizing the NPI - transform! Conference, in Athens, to commemorate Nicos Poulantzas thirty years after his death (see newsletter 1), we...
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  • Axes for European Social Forum defined in Diyarbakir and Paris

  • Von João Romão | 01 Dec 09
  • 13 axes of discussion were defined for the European Social Forum - 2010 that will be held in Istanbul (1 to 4 of July), after the meeting of a working group last saturday (November, 21), in Paris, and a previous discussion in the European Preparatory Assembly (EPA) in Diyarbakir (September, 25 and...
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  • Mesopotamia Social Forum (MSF) in Diyarbakir

  • Von João Romão | 12 Oct 09
  • Thousands of activists from more than 50 countries participated in the Mesopotamia Social Forum, in Diyarbakir, (southeast Turkey). The struggles against war and neo-liberal policies, the fight for the rights of women, the environmental problems and the youth movement wew the important topics in...
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  • Report: 4th Summer University 2009, Valencia, Spain

  • 19 Aug 09
  • After four days of intensive discussions, accompanied by a cultural programme in Valencia, the 4th EL Summer University came to an end. A variety of speakers discussed with 150 participants from 17 countries about topics as the current crisis, new ways of development, the Euro-Mediterranean...
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  • European Social Forum on its way to Istanbul

  • Von João Romão | 08 Jul 09
  • The EPA was held in Vienna from 19 to 21 June. More than 70 organizations from Turkey are involved in the organization of the next European Social Forum (ESF), to be held in Istanbul, in June 2010. This open and dynamic process was presented and discussed in the last European Preparatory Assembly...
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  • Honduran Military Assassinates Leftist Presidential Candidate

  • 30 Jun 09
  • Congressman Cesar Ham was a Zelaya ally and organizer of the opinion poll on a new constitution. Cesar Ham, presidential candidate and the head of Honduras' only registered leftist political party, the Democratic Unification of Honduras, is dead. He was killed by a squad of soldiers who arrived...
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  • Regarding "The Return Directive"

  • 29 Jun 09
  • Letter from Evo Morales regarding proposed new European Union Immigration policies: Until the end of the Second World War, Europe was a continent of emigrants. Tens of millions of Europeans came to the Americas to colonize, escape hunger, financial crisis, wars, European totalitarianisms and the...
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  • Lothar Bisky Elected President of GUE/NGL Group

  • 28 Jun 09
  • The European United Left/Nordic Green Left (*) group in the European Parliament today unanimously elected German MEP Lothar Bisky (DIE LINKE) as president of the group. After thanking all group members for their confidence and paying tribute to the work of Francis Wurtz, who has led the group for...
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  • Capitalism ’09

  • 28 Jun 09
  • Capitalism ’09 is part of a series of international events that focus on the analysis of contemporary capitalism. The event took place at the Old Student House in Helsinki, Finland, on April 23. Speakers were Stephen Gill (York University), whose research interests include new forms of political...
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  • On the European Social Model

  • Von Walter Baier | 26 May 09
  • Since the beginning of the 1990s the concept of the “European Social Model” has characterised the position and perspective of official EU policy. What is the meaning of this concept? The European Commission defines the European Social Model (ESM) as “characterised by democracy and rights of the...
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  • Fighting Plant Closures

  • Von Richard Detje, Wolfgang Menz, Sarah Nies, Dieter Sauer | 25 May 09
  • Results of a study from Germany The crisis on the international financial markets has had a powerful impact on the real economy. The explosive nature of the situation is produced by two crises coming together and to an extent reinforcing each other: asset losses, indebtedness and the credit...
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  • From Neoliberalism to Global Social Democracy

  • Von Walden Bello | 25 May 09
  • Speech at the First Plenary Session of the Left Forum, Pace University, New York, April 17, 2009 Good evening. I would like to thank the organizers of the Left Forum for inviting me to join the distinguished members of this panel. I have just arrived from Asia, where the global economic...
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  • Integral socialism and today's left

  • Von Walter Baier | 25 May 09
  • Once upon a time, in a far away country, Austria, a long time ago, socialists called themselves "socialists", because they wanted to bring about a new society which was called "socialism". In Austria these socialists belong nowadays to a very rare species, however they have developed in their...
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