• Workshop of RLS Brussels and transform!
  • Left Industrial Policy in Europe

  • 27 April 2015 - 28 April 2015 |   Brussels
  • The multiple crises put the European left parties and social movements under pressure to find answers to often contradicting challenges. One of these many challenges lies at the heart of this project.
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  • Finland
  • A Shocking Defeat for the Left

  • By Ruurik Holm | 21 Apr 15
  • The parliamentary elections in Finland last Sunday resulted in a major defeat for the left. The expected victory for the Left Alliance changed into a defeat from 8.1 % support in 2011 to 7.1 % now. A loss of seats from 14 to 12.
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  • Water charges movement shakes Irish politics
  • The Poster-Child Misbehaves

  • By Ronan Burtenshaw | 16 Apr 15
  • Ireland has been the "Poster-Child" of austerity policies. The government wants to impose water charges which would hit low earners disproportionally and pave the way for privatisation. Unseen protests emerged all across Ireland since 2012. Ronan Butenshaw gives an overview.
  • [more]

  • Preface
  • Syriza and Europe
  • Essays
  • Divisions in Europe and Challenges for the Left
  • European Elections: A Snapshot of the Balance of Power
  • Activity Report
  • Book Order

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