• Resolution of the Central Committee of Syriza, 24.05.2015
  • May Hope Prevail in Greece and Europe

  • 27 May 15
  • The following text is a common Resolution of the Central Committee of Syriza, published on 24 May and is binding for the Party collectively. The Resolution is a product of consensus and has been voted for.
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  • Local and regional elections in Spain
  • Commons conquer Barcelona! A victory for David over Goliath

  • By Mayo Fuster Morell | 27 May 15
  • Last Sunday the candidature “Barcelona in common” won the municipal elections (the option of 1 of each 4 people voting). “Now Madrid” – a candidature also connected to commons ethos – became a key force for the governance of Madrid city. Those are only two of the many surprises from the municipal and regional elections in Spain on 24 May.
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  • Party of the European Left and transform!
  • European Forum for Alternatives

  • 30 May 2015 - 31 May 2015 |   Paris
  • transform! will participate in the two-day event with contributions on issues as diverse as productive transformation and European industrial policy, ecological transition (in view of the UN...
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  • Europe’s Moment of Truth

  • By Tasos Koronakis | 18 May 15
  • Tasos Koronakis, Secretary of the Central Committee of SYRIZA, calls for acts of social and political solidarity. From the organization of rallies and awareness campaigns across Europe, to institutional initiatives in local, regional and national parliaments and personal or collective statements of support to the efforts of Greece to swift the European paradigm of austerity.
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  • Left Forum

  • 29 May 2015 - 31 May 2015 |   New York
  • Each spring Left Forum convenes the largest gathering in North America of the US and international Left. transform! will be present with two panels under the general title ”Europe on the move”.
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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

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