• Solidarity call with the participation of Etienne Balibar
  • Greece, at the heart of Europe

  • 01 Jul 15
  • The struggle of the Greek people is the struggle of all European democrats, of all those who believe in human progress. In the case of a potential defeat all European peoples would pay the price.
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  • Political Statement of the General Confederation of Labour (CGT)
  • Greece: Who is afraid of democracy?

  • 30 Jun 15
  • Ever since last January, the Greek people has been subjected to unbearable pressure and blackmail from the European institutions, Eurozone governments and the International Monetary Fund.
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  • transform! Managing Board Statement
  • “No to Blackmail and to Austerity – Yes to Democracy”

  • 29 Jun 15
  • On 5 July, the Greek people is called to make a decision of historical importance; a decision that will not only determine the future of the country, but the future of Europe as a whole. The institutions of the Troika (International Monetary Fund, European Central Bank, European Commission) are not only trying to destroy change in Greece, they are trying to undermine us all. Now is the time to raise our voices against this blackmail by the European elites.
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  • Europe’s Attack On Greek Democracy

  • By Joseph Stiglitz | 29 Jun 15
  • The rising crescendo of bickering and acrimony within Europe might seem to outsiders to be the inevitable result of the bitter endgame playing out between Greece and its creditors. In fact, European leaders are finally beginning to reveal the true nature of the ongoing debt dispute, and the answer is not pleasant: it is about power and democracy much more than money and economics.
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  • Sign the European petition:
  • No to Austerity, Yes to Democracy!

  • 29 Jun 15
  • We, members of trade unions, political groups, and social movements from all over Europe, came together today in Athens in truly moving and historic times.
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  • Litoměřice, Czech Republic
  • 10th Summer University of the European Left

  • 08 July 2015 - 12 July 2015 |   Litoměřice
  • Every year since 2005 activists, party members, and members of social movements from all over Europe and beyond meet for four days to jointly develop ideas for an alternative Europe. The Summer Universities are jointly organized by transform! europe and the Party of the European Left.
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  • 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

Video of the Week

Tsipras' speech to the nation on 1 July - with English subtitles. Full text in English: http://www.primeminister.gov.gr/english/2015/07/01/prime-minister-alexis-tsipras-message/

Focus

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?

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.

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

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