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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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NEW RELEASES

  • 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...


VIDEO OF THE WEEK


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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.