Blog

  • Interview
  • Principled Pragmatism

  • 17 Sep 20
  • Li Andersson, Chair of the Finnish Left Alliance, has continued to make her mark as Minister of Education during the pandemic.
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  • Petition
  • Call for the Immediate Evacuation of Moria

  • 17 Sep 20
  • In the face of the terrible and life-threatening situation of the 12,500 refugees and asylum seekers on Lesbos, transform! europe, together with various NGOs and intellectuals throughout Europe and worldwide, supports this call for an immediate evacuation of Moria.
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  • Report
  • 2020: Greenhouse gases at record levels and getting worse.

  • 16 Sep 20
  • Lockdown and economic slowdown in many countries have only slightly mitigated the further increase in greenhouse gas emissions. According to the latest report coordinated by the WMO, the world is still ‘not on track to meet agreed targets to keep global temperature increase well below 2 °C or at 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels’.
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  • Statement
  • Moria Is On Fire: Evacuate Refugee Camps Now!

  • 11 Sep 20
  • Fire has destroyed Greece's largest migrant camp, the overcrowded Moria facility on the island of Lesbos. The Party of the European Left (EL) demands a removal of the Dublin Regulations and the establishment of legal and safe humanitarian corridors.
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  • "Party of the Radical Left" founded in Serbia

  • 10 Sep 20
  • The new party resulted from the transformation of the Social Democratic Union (SDU) – a process in which student movement activists participated as well as members of the Left Summit of Serbia and DiEM25 – which led to the most significant unification of Serbian left forces in the last thirty years.
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  • An Authority of the Socialist Women’s Movement
  • Käthe Leichter (1895 – 1942)

  • By Walter Baier | 20 Aug 20
  • On August 20, 125 years ago, Käthe Leichter was born, a Social Democrat, leftist radical, social scientist, trade unionist, women’s politician, Austro-Marxist and revolutionary socialist. In March 1942 she was murdered by National Socialists at the Bernburg extermination centre.
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  • Interview and Film
  • In Memory of Samir Amin

  • 13 Aug 20
  • In memory of Samir Amin who passed away two years ago, we re-publish an interview with him for the transform! yearbook, conducted by Walter Baier in Vienna, 2017. We also want to draw your attention to the film "Samir Amin The Organic Intellectual".
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  • Personal report
  • Diary of a Pandemic Shop Steward

  • By Joseph Healy | 04 Aug 20
  • After the death of my colleague and friend, I became the main trade union representative at my workplace, a small charity helping disabled people in Lambeth (London). As many other union activists across Europe, I am now involved in the struggle of workers to a safe workplace…
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  • Commentary
  • Why Universal Basic Income?

  • By Walter Baier | 31 Jul 20
  • Let me start by showing where the problem lies: right now, across the EU, there are over 14 million people unemployed, and millions who have been furloughed or who are working precarious jobs. And yet we are only at the start of a global economic crisis, the extent and duration of which no one can...
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  • Report
  • European/Prague Spring 2020

  • 30 Jul 20
  • UNITED for Intercultural Action, along with transform! europe, Prague Spring 2, Szab, Youth and Environment Europe, International Young Naturefriends, and SPaS, held a webinar to discuss the future of civic organizing in the context of the pandemic, and how leaders across Europe are responding to the crisis with a worryingly authoritarian way.
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