• Can Greece change the EU?

  • By Marica Frangakis | 27 Nov 14
  • What has been happening in Greece since the outbreak of the financial crisis in 2007/2008 and of the eurocrisis in 2009/2010 is not unique to this country. Greece is not an exceptional case.
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  • Short Report of a Seminar in Florence
  • The Neoliberal Agenda and European Social Democracies

  • By Roberto Morea | 26 Nov 14
  • The international meeting held in Florence from 16 to 17 November – promoted by the transform! europe foundation in collaboration with the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation – provided an important opportunity for political reflections which was met with very positive response by the entire spectrum of the Italian Left.
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  • Call: 18 March 2015 – Let’s Take Over The Party!
  • Transnational Actions against the ECB’s Opening Gala

  • 25 Nov 14
  • Blockupy calls for a strong international participation in the actions on 18 March, the day when the European Central Bank (ECB) wants to open its new headquarters in Frankfurt. There will not only be a disobedient mass action on 18 March itself, but also a diversity of demonstrations, blockades and other forms of direct actions around it.
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  • The Cause of SYRIZA Is Our Cause

  • 21 Nov 14
  • The possible win of SYRIZA in the next Greek elections is a matter which should be at the centre of interest of social movements, trade unions and political forces in all European countries, since it can be the first step for a fundamental social and political change in our continent.
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  • Discussion Paper
  • Democratizing the Police in Europe

  • By Georgios Papanicolaou, Giorgos Rigakos | 21 Nov 14
  • The discussion paper Democratizing the Police in Europe - with a particular emphasis on Greece, has been comissioned in the frame of the transform! Left Strategy project in cooperation with Nicos Poulantzas Institute and Rosa Luxemburg Foundation. It deals with the varieties of police organizational models, the relations of police and democracy in times of crisis and explores possible left responses in the organizing of police. Download the publication here for free.
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  • Foreword
  • Syriza and Europe
  • Essays
  • Divisions in Europe and Challenges for the Left
  • European Elections: A Snapshot of the Balance of Power
  • Activity Report

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I Decide, the Train of Freedom (with English subtitles). Video on the struggle of the Spanish women against the abortion law reform.

Focus

Up-to-date analyses of the crisis, a deeper theoretical examination of its structural causes and debates on political alternatives.

Resignation vs. rebellion: individual approaches to the predominance of capitalism; preconditions and obstacles for social transformation.

The 2014 European elections from a Left perspective: results, analyses & video statements.

New social actors pose new challenges to organisational structures for political action.