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  • Opinion
  • The European Elections – How Do We Mobilise?

  • By Elisabeth Gauthier | 14 May 14
  • Every campaign constitutes a learning process, a process of individual and collective appropriation and of a gain in consciousness. For us it involves promoting the appropriation by citizens of European-level issues so that they can take a position corresponding to their interests. In order to be effective in 2014 we have to fully deploy new arguments.
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  • Petition “Stop the Conflict!”
  • Ukraine: Angry Women Take Part

  • 14 May 14
  • Historical experience has very often proved that the crisis that are persistent and non resolved lead to war, as if it were the only means of getting through the conflicts which are launched by a change in the battle of wills, in order to settle a new international order. We are strictly opposed to...
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  • Declaration
  • Renowned Intellectuals Support Tsipras’ Candidacy

  • 14 May 14
  • One hundred years after the beginning of World War I and seventy years after the end of World War II, Europe is at a crossroads. If the current neoliberal and authoritarian policies are not reversed catastrophe awaits Europe and the world: further decline of democracy, increase in poverty and inequality, destruction of the environment, the inexorable rise of extreme right-wing and fascist forces which grow in the soil of despair created by unemployment and deprivation.
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  • Eastern Ukraine
  • The Logic of a Revolt

  • By Boris Kagarlitsky | 13 May 14
  • Russian bureaucrats have been honestly surprised at the reaction by the official West – they did not expect such anger or unanimous condemnation. European politicians are beside themselves with fury. The mainstream press is relating appalling stories to its readers of Russian aggression against Ukraine. The television shows interviews with Kiev ministers and deputies who tearfully implore Europe to save their country from the enraged bear.
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  • To Celebrate or Not to Celebrate May Day in Istanbul

  • By Emre Eren Korkmaz | 12 May 14
  • Once again, this year, in Istanbul, the government banned May Day demonstrations and the police attacked fiercely protestors with pepper gas and water cannons. 39,000 members of the police prevented workers and people from celebrating May Day at the central square of Istanbul, Taksim Square.
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  • Common Statement For The European Elections

  • 09 May 14
  • Being friends and comrades since the late 90s, we share similar views regarding the social transformation of our countries and the Refoundation of Europe through the common action of left parties, trade unions and social movements.
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  • Appeal for the European Elections
  • Another Road for Europe

  • 06 May 14
  • The forthcoming European elections are an important opportunity to reject the neoliberal impasse of Europe and populist temptations, and to affirm that Another Road for Europe is possible.
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  • Web 2.0 During Tsipras’ Run for EU Commission Presidency
  • A Joint Candidacy Calls for a Joint Campaign

  • 30 Apr 14
  • Matthaios Tsimitakis from Alexis’ social media campaign team emphasizes: We call upon all comrades who are online to intensify their support for Alexis’ candidacy for the next 25 days. It may prove crucial in the effort to make the Left a stronger force in the next European parliament.
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  • Municipal elections in France
  • Historic failure for Social-Democratic Left

  • By Elisabeth Gauthier | 23 Apr 14
  • The abstention levels of 39% were a record high for municipal elections. They were particularly high in areas most affected by the crisis; in metropolitan communes; among the young; workers; and voters of the Front de Gauche (Left Front) and of the FN (National Front). In addition, almost 3 million potential voters were not registered to vote.
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  • Based on an Alter Summit Seminar on the Far Right
  • Theses on the Struggle against Right-Wing Extremism in Europe

  • 22 Apr 14
  • To learn better to understand the realities in the different European countries regarding the Right in its various forms and also to study systematically the political issues involved, the Alter Summit network hold this European seminar “Strategies for the Struggle Against the Far Right and Neo-Fascism in Europe” in Budapest on 3 April 2014.
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  • Report: International Conference in Copenhagen
  • “More Alternatives to Growth”

  • By Martin Jespersen, Inger V. Johansen | 21 Apr 14
  • Tranform!Danmark held its third international conference on 15 March this year – the first and the second had taken place in March 2012 and 2013 respectively. These international conferences in Copenhagen are efforts to promote alternative thinking and politics to environmental and mainstream economy and thinking, with the two last conferences having focused on alternatives to growth and to so-called “green growth”.
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  • Interview with Kees van der Pijl
  • Global Rivalries Today

  • By Orsan Senalp, Mehmet Senalp | 15 Apr 14
  • How have global rivalries shaped the world we live in, and how do they continue to affect the way some of the most crucial geopolitical decisions of our time are made? In this interview with renowned political scientist Kees van der Pijl, we look at some of the most pivotal events of recent years, from 9/11 to the Arab Spring and the current crisis in Ukraine, to reveal the surprising underlying forces at work.
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