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  • Advance notice
  • The Politics of the Right: SOCIALIST REGISTER 2016

  • 20 Aug 15
  • Edited by Leo Panitch and Greg Albo.– Today the left faces new challenges from political forces amassing on the radical right. The 52nd volume of the Socialist Register presents a serious calibration and a careful political mapping of these forces. It addresses pivotal questions on the reordering of the new right.
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  • Interview with Alexis Tsipras:
  • "Austerity is a Dead End"

  • 03 Aug 15
  • “Under adverse conditions and with a difficult balance of forces within Europe and the world, we tried to assert the point of view of a people and the possibility of an alternative path. Ultimately, even if the powerful were able to impose their will, what remains is the absolute confirmation on the international level that austerity is a dead end. This process has established a completely new landscape in Europe.”
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  • Appeal by Francis Wurtz
  • No to the overbid of Greece’s lenders

  • By Francis Wurtz | 03 Aug 15
  • The negotiations between Greece and its lenders on a third “financial assistance package” have started on 27 July. European institutions’ condition to the release of these funds was the adoption by the Greek parliament of two packages of measures – which occurred on 16 and 23 July. But it wasn’t...
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  • Short report
  • GCAS’ First World Conference: “Democracy Rising”… Just the Beginning

  • 27 Jul 15
  • In the midst of riots, fires, and demonstrations, Global Center for Advanced Studies (GCAS) convened its first world conference in Athens, Greece from 16 to 19 July. One conference participant said, “Athens is literally burning, my eyes still sting from the police’s tear-gas, and I will be giving my talk in just a few minutes. This is what a conference on democracy should be.”
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  • Party of the European Left - transform! europe
  • Summer University 2015

  • 16 Jul 15
  • The 10th annual Summer University of the Party of the European Left in cooperation with transform! europe took place in Litoměřice, Czech Republic, 8-12 July. It was hostesd by KSČM (Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia), SDS (Party of Democratoc Socialism) and SPED (Society For European Dialogue). Find here the "Appeal of Litoměřice" and reports by the EL on the three main plenaries.
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  • “This Eurogroup list of demands is madness”
  • Paul Krugman: Killing the European Project

  • 13 Jul 15
  • Suppose you consider Tsipras an incompetent twerp. Suppose you dearly want to see Syriza out of power. Suppose, even, that you welcome the prospect of pushing those annoying Greeks out of the euro.
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  • Statement by 'Blockupy goes Athens', July 12
  • Understanding the Defeat Means Preparing a Victory

  • 12 Jul 15
  • The Greek Dilemma and Us. Nine provisional considerations after both the popular Oxi and Syriza’s Yes to the Memorandum. This is being written after the vote in the Greek parliament and before the final decision of the Eurogroup. At the moment, everything is open, and we are certain of only a couple of things. Almost everything can change, but some things will remain true.
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  • Urgent letter to the European civic society
  • We Decide The Future Of Europe

  • 10 Jul 15
  • Dear friends, Europe must respect the mandate of Greece. On Sunday 12th the future of whole Europe will be decided. Last week the OXI vote demonstrated the strong will of the Greek people to reject austerity and reclaim democracy, which is a precondition for the future of our Europe. Therefore we...
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  • ETUC Open Letter to EU Leaders

  • 07 Jul 15
  • The European Trade Union Confederation issued an important open letter, considering the historical dimension in the confrontation between the European institutions and the Greek government.
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  • Statements of Solidarity
  • Trade Unions and Greece

  • By Maxime Benatouil | 03 Jul 15
  • Through its campaigning work, transform! seeks to gather trade unions’ statements in solidarity with Greece, and to circulate them as great an extent as possible.
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