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  • Nachruf auf Antje Vollmer
  • Hass und Krieg verlernen

  • By Michael Brie | 20 Mar 23
  • Am 15. März ist Antje Vollmer gegangen. Von ihrer tödlichen Krankheit wusste sie lange. Sie hat sich ihr gestellt wie vorher allem anderen – mit ganzer Kraft, mit völliger Klarheit, mit größter Würde. Sie sah ihre Lebensarbeit getan.
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  • Solidarity Statement
  • Defend Women Who Fight for Women

  • 16 Mar 23
  • Poland, 14 March 2023. Justyna Wydrzyńska, a women's rights defender, has been sentenced to eight months' community service for helping a woman in need to obtain an abortion. Read the reactions of Left MEPs María Eugenia Rodríguez Palop (Podemos, Spain) and Malin Björk (Swedish Left Party) to this dangerous precedent in the EU and beyond.
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  • Statement
  • Peace Is Our Victory

  • 23 Feb 23
  • During the OSCE (Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe) session, representatives of the Austrian peace movement gather at the Vienna Hofburg and project their demand for peace in Russian, Ukrainian, English and German on the façade of the building complex where the delegates meet: “Peace is our victory”.
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  • Analysis
  • A Geopolitical EU to What End?

  • By Axel Ruppert | 22 Feb 23
  • Axel Ruppert of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Foundation reflects on the EU's geopolitical ambitions, examines what has changed in the EU's geopolitical orientation since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, criticises the increasing militarisation of the EU and provides an impulse for a different understanding of security.
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  • Commentary
  • Not A Peaceful Climate

  • By Didem Aydurmus | 15 Feb 23
  • Didem Aydurmus, German ecosocialist politician (DIE LINKE), emphasises the interaction between climate change as a trigger of wars and, at the same time, wars as one of the greatest burdens on the climate, and underlines the importance of consistent peacebuilding.
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  • Statement
  • End Fortress Europe!

  • 01 Feb 23
  • Ahead of the EU summit on 9-10 February, where migration policy will be high on the agenda, left-wing MEPs are calling for measures to allow people seeking safety in Europe to come to Europe in dignity.
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Upcoming Events

  • Webinar Series
  • Christian and Marxist Approaches on Peace Ethics - Part 2

  • 22 March 2023 - 22 March 2023 |   online
  • In this Webinar Series, Dialop and transform! europe explore the common ground and the differences between Christian and Marxist approaches to peace ethics. The second webinar has the title: NO JUSTICE. NO PEACE - Visions of positive peace. Join us!
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  • Webinar
  • How Are the Modes of Politicisation Structured?

  • 22 February 2023 - 22 March 2023 |  
  • The collective "L'Exigence démocratique" invites you to a webinar with Giuseppe Cugnata on Wednesday 22nd March. The aim of this event is to examine how politicisation of the Left is structured by certain social characteristics.
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  • Webinar
  • On the 25th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement

  • 06 April 2023 - 06 April 2023 |   online
  • Why is the Good Friday Agreement still relevant to the left in Europe today? What can we learn from this peace process and the search for compromise in changing circumstances? These and other questions will be discussed in this webinar organised by transform! europe and the Rosa-Luxemburg-Foundation.
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transform! yearbook 2022

transform! yearbook 2022 looks at how left politics has been challenged by the Covid pandemic and asks what a programme of left demands for pandemic research, prevention and treatment might look like. transform! yearbook 2022 will be released in June.

The publication is available as hardcopy at Merlin Press and as eBook on the transform! yearbook website.

The Carbon Clock is Ticking

created by the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC), based on the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming.

On the connection between climate crisis, the pandemic and capitalism we recommend:
Roland Kulke: The Pandemic as Part of a Much Broader Crisis of Civilisation

New Release

  • The aim of this study is to examine the far-right in the EP from 2019 until today (September 2022) from different angles and to provide answers to the questions regarding what happened after the 2019 elections, how the European far-right is organised...

  • This eDossier summarises studies from all parts of Europe that aim to analyse how the discussions on the return of austerity policies are being conducted and whether a care society, a climate policy is in the discourse in the respective countries....

  • The study provides a broad mapping of Austrian-based multilateral cooperation, actors, and or­ganisations that are heavily involved in EU border externalisation policies far beyond Austrian borders – and therefore in the violent and sometimes lethal...

  • ‘Jak jsme se stali kolonií’ was first published in 2015. It successfully undermined the myth of the ‘transformation success’ and showed that the position of the Czech Republic in the world economy is unsustainable and disadvantageous for its...

  • transform! yearbook 2022

  • 13 Jul 22
  • transform! yearbook 2022 looks at how left politics has been challenged by the Covid pandemic and asks what a programme of left demands for pandemic research, prevention, and treatment might look like.
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  • transform! europe Podcasts

  • 23 Nov 20
  • transform! europe's online interview series "The Left Reflects" with Luciana Castellina, Alex Demirović, Nancy Fraser, Leo Panitch, Gayatri Spivak, and Hilary Wainwright now available as podcast – in cooperation with Austrian left-wing platform Mosaik.
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Short clip by "Arab States Civil Society Organisations and Feminist Network" on the impact of climate change on women in Middle Eastern countries,
presented at the transform! europe webinar Climate Justice and Women's Participation in the Arab Region.