Blog




  • Statement of the Party of the European Left
  • Gysi will not run again as President of the Party of the European Left

  • 10 Jul 19
  • The President of the European Left, Gregor Gysi, declared at the Executive-Board meeting in Berlin: The election results of the European elections are both a warning and an invitation to us to make the European Left more attractive and to improve the value of our policies through better...
  • [more]

  • Statement
  • Gregor Gysi On The Election Results In Greece

  • 08 Jul 19
  • Alexis Tsipras has led his country through a difficult period, for which I personally want to express my gratitude and respect to him as President of the Party of the European Left. However, the majority of Greeks are still suffering from the massive austerity dictates that the Greek government...
  • [more]




  • Demetris Christofias (1946-2019) – In Memoriam

  • By Yiannos Katsourides | 05 Jul 19
  • Demetris Christofias passed away on 21 June 2019 at the age of 72. Christofias was the sixth president of the Republic of Cyprus (2008-2013), the first leftist to be elected at the highest office in Cyprus. Prior to that he was also the first communist president of the Cypriot House of Representatives (2001-2008).
  • [more]




  • Press release by MEP Martin Schirdewan
  • EU Top Jobs: Nominations Are a Slap in Voters’ Face

  • 04 Jul 19
  • “With their nominations for the four senior EU roles, the Council of the heads of government of the EU member states, with Angela Merkel leading the way, did the EU a disservice and casually dropped the principle of appointing only the top candidate of a parliamentary group,”, says Martin Schirdewan, interim group chairman of DIE LINKE in the EP.
  • [more]


  • European Citizens’ Initiative
  • Housing For All

  • 17 Jun 19
  • Housing is a human right and not a commodity. A European Citizens’ Initiative demands better EU legislation for affordable, public and social housing in Europe.
  • [more]

  • Statement
  • Left Condemns Orbán’s Academia Power Grab

  • 13 Jun 19
  • As thousands continue to protest against Viktor Orbán’s plans to curb Hungary’s academic freedom by seizing control of the country’s leading scientific research body, the Left in the European Parliament is throwing its full solidarity behind the campaign against this latest power grab.
  • [more]




  • Presidential Elections in Slovakia

  • By Jirí Málek , František Škvrnda | 24 May 19
  • Zuzana Čaputová, the candidate of the non-parliamentary neoliberal party ‘Progressive Slovakia’, has won the second round of presidential elections with 58% of votes. Čaputová is the first woman to become president and, at age 45, is the youngest president in the history of Slovakia.
  • [more]
Page 1 of 4.