Top News

  • French Presidential Election
  • An Earthquake? Yes and No

  • By Maxime Benatouil | 25 Apr 17
  • After the predicted but non-the-less spectacular result of the first round of the presidential election, on the left urgent questions are burning each and everyone’s lips: what shall we do in two weeks?
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  • ePaper
  • The verdict of the LuxLeaks appeal – a scandal and a disgrace

  • By Justin Turpel | 13 Apr 17
  • On 15 March 2017, the Luxembourg court of appeal ruled on the ‘LuxLeaks’ scandal. Although the court did not dare sentence the journalist, who it commends as a ‘responsible journalist’, the sentences issued to the whistleblowers are disgraceful, albeit less severe than the initial sentences. Just as concerning, the court’s decision is based on a highly disturbing reasoning…
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  • ePaper on an Offensive Double Strategy
  • Germany sets Course

  • By Michael Brie, Mario Candeias | 10 Apr 17
  • This paper on German politics deals with several questions: What is the current situation? How to organize a so-called third pole, the political camp of solidarity? How to re-organize the left party and how to handle the question of a centre-left government?
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  • Serbian Presidential Elections
  • Democracy Is More Than Just Elections

  • By Vladimir Simović | 10 Apr 17
  • In last five years in Serbia the dominant political actor is conservative Serbian Progressive Party (SPP). In this period the opposition was hit by the defeat from which it hasn’t recovered until today and it does not represent substantial alternative to the current regime. 
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  • Preface
  • The European Union and the Left
  • Social Evolutions
  • The Left: Past and Present
  • Voters – Right-Wing Appeals and the Left
  • State of the Left – Country Reports
  • Activity Report
  • Book Order

Video of the Week

The Bail Out Business is the most comprehensive and thorough report on the steps taken since the 2008 crisis to understand who benefits from rescue packages in the EU – Sol Trumbo Vila, TNI

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?

A selection of controversial articles on the debate surrounding the euro’s future.

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

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