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  • Europe After Brexit
  • Refoundation Means Discontinuity With the Past*

  • By Haris Golemis | 15 Sep 16
  • Nobody, of course, can deny the significance for Europe of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. However, my view is that this historic event with its unknown consequences for the future of European integration is only a symptom of the general turmoil prevailing in Europe since the outbreak of the systemic crisis in 2008.
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  • Some Remarks on the Future of Europe and of the Transformative Left
  • Hello, This is Capitalism

  • By Walter Baier | 12 Sep 16
  • Talk at the Summer University of PCF. – The dilemma of Europe is real. On the one hand, it is clear that Europe cannot continue in the same track, something that Britain’s referendum has underscored; of course, the No targeted not only the EU but also Britain’s political class, thus demonstrating that the failure of the neoliberal model threatens not only the European Union but also its Member States.
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  • Opinion
  • CEE: Brexit, migration, EU crisis … and what’s next?

  • By Jirí Málek | 01 Sep 16
  • The current European situation dominated by issues such as Brexit, migration and EU crisis poses a set of questions for which we have to seek answers. Does the current European state of affairs have a specific influence on the CEE region in certain matters? How shall the radical Left act in this sphere and what kind of goals will they target?
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  • The UK after the EU Referendum

  • By Felicity Dowling, Kate Hudson | 01 Sep 16
  • On 23rd June 2016, Britain voted to leave the European Union – the so-called Brexit vote. On a turn out of 72.2%, 51.9% voted to Leave and 48.1% to Remain, thereby defeating the position of both Cameron’s Conservative government and the Labour Party under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. This was a hard fought campaign, with its fair share of lies and dirty tricks.
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  • Report: EL Summer University 2016
  • Fruitful discussions and renewed enthusiasm

  • By Roberto Morea | 10 Aug 16
  • This year, the European Left’s Summer University was held in Chianciano, in Italy, on July 20-24th. During the three days, the participants discussed three key issues: Europe, Work and Peace. Over 260 people from 31 countries signed up for this year’s particularly productive EL Summer University, with participants coming from across Europe and as far afield as the Middle East, North Africa and South America.
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  • Preface
  • The Enigma of Europe
  • Transformation Strategies: Productive Reconstruction and the Commons
  • Debate
  • Country Reports
  • Activity Report
  • Additional Articles (language-specific)
  • Book Order

Video of the Week

Opening speech of Walter Baier at the transform! italia Conference “Active Neutrality, a possible approach for a foreign policy of peace, disarmament and peoples’ diplomacy for Italy”, Rome, 10 September 2016

Focus

The political system of Spain has been changed after the December 2015 elections.

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

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?

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

The win of SYRIZA in the Greek elections is in the centre of interest of social movements, trade unions and progressive political forces in Europe.