On 9 February, the Volksbühne Theatre in Berlin will host the launch of a Pan-European movement with a simple, radical purpose: To democratise Europe! The movement will be launched by Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s ex-finance minister.
The Reactionary Rebellion (read the essay by Walter Baier) is gaining steam in Austria and Germany and de-facto abolishing the Geneva convention on refugees, which sets a dangerous precedent for others in the region.
In a wide-ranging interview, former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, argues that the nation-state is dead and democracy in the EU has been replaced by a toxic algorithmic depoliticisation that, if it is not confronted, will lead to depression, disintegration and possibly war in Europe. He calls for a launch of a pan-European movement to democratise Europe, to save it before it is too late.
Ethan Earle on the U.S. Democratic presidential primary and why socialist Bernie Sanders is doing so well in it. An opinionated analysis about what the Bernie phenomenon means in the broader context of U.S. politics.
Fidesz is not a ground-up movement or the product of a specific political theory or philosophy. Instead, Fidesz is a precision-engineered religion – a power-center controlled by the government and the head of the church.
Medio centenar de eurodiputados de distinto signo político y de diferentes países de la UE han mostrado su solidaridad con ‘Los 8 de Airbus’ y han exigido la derogación del artículo 315.3 del Código...