Blog

  • Analysis
  • Norway Is Moving to the Left – And Rethinking Its EU Relations

  • 10 Sep 21
  • On Monday, 13 September, Norwegians from the North Cape to south most Lindesnes vote on who will fill the seats of the national parliament in Oslo (Stortinget). Polls suggest that the election will produce a change in government, forcing current Prime Minister Erna Solberg out of office.
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  • Lecture
  • The Relevance of Otto Bauer and Austro-Marxism Today

  • By Walter Baier | 04 Sep 21
  • More than a century ago, socialists in Austria were calling themselves 'socialists' because they wanted to create a new social model known as 'socialism'. At their intellectual peak, they set up a school of Marxist theory, which they described as being separate from both social-democratic reformism...
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  • Statement
  • Solidarity with Afghanistan

  • 26 Aug 21
  • Read the statement of the Communist Party of Spain (PCE) on the current situation in Afghanistan, in which it condemns the military intervention as it serves to strengthen reactionary nationalist positions and calls for any foreign policy to be based on respect for human rights and the sovereignty of all states.
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  • Analysis
  • A Defeat Whose Victim is the People in Afghanistan

  • By Cem Sey | 24 Aug 21
  • After twenty years of war and attempts at state-building, the West’s Afghanistan crashed to the ground. It is a disaster that requires we ask what was political responsible for it. Yet already before people could be rescued, the blame game began among Western politicians – each condemning the other for this catastrophe.
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  • Opinion
  • Let’s Try Again!

  • By Haris Golemis | 22 Jul 21
  • This year we commemorate the twentieth anniversary of two crucial landmarks of the old, and now non-existent, anti-globalisation or alternative globalisation movement, which both took place in 2001: the first World Social Forum in Porto Alegre (Brazil) in January, and the “battle of Genoa” in July.
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  • Speech
  • Genoa. 20 Years After.

  • By Yiannis Bournous | 19 Jul 21
  • On 20 July 2001, 23-year-old protester Carlo Giuliani was shot dead by a policeman in the course of the demonstrations against the G8 Summit in Genoa. This summit went down in history for the enormous scale of police brutality. Greek MP Yiannis Bournous, who took part in the protests, reflects on their impact on left parties all across Europe.
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  • Finally Some Visibility for Illegal Austrian Pushbacks!

  • 13 Jul 21
  • In a groundbreaking court ruling earlier this month, exclusively translated on behalf of transform! europe, the Regional Administrative Court of Styria (Southeast Austria) upheld the complaint by a young Moroccan man who was pushed back by the Austrian border police and declared this practice illegal and inhumane.
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  • Statement of the Left in the European Parliament
  • Strong 'No' to Hungarian Anti-LGBTIQ+ Law From MEPs

  • 09 Jul 21
  • On 8th July, the European Parliament condemned Hungary's recent anti-LGBTIQ+ legislation and denounced the dismantling of democracy and the rule of law in the country. In a resolution, adopted with 459 in favour 147 against, and 58 abstentions, MEPs described the law as being in clear breach of fundamental rights.
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  • Party of the European Left
  • Conference on the Future of Europe – Considerations from the Left Perspective

  • 09 Jul 21
  • An opportunity for a profound and broad debate on the future development of the EU including the Treaties? Read here the position of the Party of the European Left on the "Conference of the Future of Europe", a joint initiative of the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission to create a space for debate for European citizens.
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