• Left Strategy Project 2014: International Workshop
  • Police Democratization in Europe

  • 21 November 2014 - 23 November 2014 |   Athens
  • Presentation and discussion of the paper “Democratizing the Police in Europe”, by Georgios Papanicolaou and Giorgos Rigakos, in cooperation with Nicos Poulantzas Institute and Rosa Luxemburg Foundation.
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  • Short Report of a European Seminar in Paris
  • Socialization and Commons in Europe: How to Build an Alternative?

  • By Maxime Benatouil | 13 Nov 14
  • What does the notion of commons mean? Can it bring about the unity of struggles as diverse – in appearance – as those for free water, for the safeguarding of public services, against tuition fees, for workers’ self-management initiatives, against huge construction projects, for the migrants’ right to stay in their country of residence or against privatization of public squares?
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  • Intervention at the meeting of the EL Executive Committee in Athens
  • Hope Will Defeat Fear – in Greece and in Europe

  • By Alexis Tsipras | 07 Nov 14
  • Austerity has led us to an impasse which can be seen most clearly in Greece. But it is also noticeable everywhere else in Europe. Austerity – apart from being an ineffective and pointless means to combatting the crisis – is now proving treacherous. This is because it continues to change the nature of the crisis.
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  • Discussion Paper
  • Democratizing the Police in Europe

  • By Georgios Papanicolaou, Giorgos Rigakos | 31 Oct 14
  • The discussion paper Democratizing the Police in Europe - with a particular emphasis on Greece, has been comissioned by transform!, 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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  • Preface
  • 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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