• Analysis
  • The People’s Budget

  • By Paola Giaculli | 02 Nov 18
  • Breaking with EU austerity politics does not necessarily imply a departure from neoliberal politics. The struggle between EU austerity and ‘popular sovereignty’ is a quandary from which left-wing politics should disengage.
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    The 2018 yearbook is online now! Read the interview by Walter Baier with Samir Amin from Nov 2017 here! This volume is appearing one year before the European Parliament elections. Despite moderate economic growth the process of European integration is in political crisis. Our volume is characterised by a critical evaluation of integration as such.

  • Despite the return to modest economic growth in the EU and the Euro group the scars of the economic crisis persist. The European Union still operates in a crisis mode. Inside the Left a debate on how to cope with the crisis of European integration...



The World Social Forum 2018 took place in Salvador de Bahia in Brazil. Transform! europe organized two workshops on site and members of the delegation participated in diverse workshops, cultural and political events. The Forum was marked by the brutal murder of Rio councillor and fearless activist Marielle Franco.  ​

The mobilizations during the Forum were very dynamic and full of youth bringing very strong messages:
The future of Brazil will be antiracist and feminist! 
We wish the people of Brazil much strength for the struggles ahead!

For more information, see our report: Transform! europe at the World Social Forum 2018.

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filming editing : Santiago Donaire


Though May 2019 is not so far, many developments can change the course of the European left during the following months. Political upheavals may turn upside down the various strategies and convergences may pop up.

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?