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  • A rejection of austerity
  • The Irish Election results

  • 29 Feb 16
  • The complex Irish Proportional Representation voting system means counting will probably only finish today; some more seats have to be sorted. But the result overall is a rejection of austerity and a reality check on government rhetoric about recovery.
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  • Farewell Address
  • Elisabeth Gauthier – Frenchwoman, Austrian, European, and Citizen of the World

  • By Walter Baier | 17 Feb 16
  • On 9 February Elisabeth Gauthier passed away after a brief but difficult illness. She was a founding member and the director of Espaces Marx, a member of the French Communist Party’s National Committee, and a founder and member of the Managing Board of transform! europe. Below the farewell speech given by Walter Baier during the funeral service on 17 February in Corbeil-Essonnes.
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  • We mourn for
  • Elisabeth Gauthier (1950 – 2016)

  • 09 Feb 16
  • Dear friends and comrades, It is with a heavy heart that we have to tell you the sad news that Elisabeth Gauthier passed away on 9 February after a brief but difficult illness.Elisabeth was a founding member and the director of Espaces Marx, a member of the French Communist Party’s National...
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  • Livestream, starting 8 Feb, 7 pm CET
  • #TalkRealYanis – Democracy in Europe

  • 08 Feb 16
  • Here you can watch the livestream of the special edition of the political webshow TalkReal on 8 February, one day before the launch of the new movement DiEM25 by Yanis Varoufakis.
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  • Call for a Social Strike
  • 1 March: #24hWithoutUs

  • 22 Jan 16
  • We call all precarious workers, migrants and refugees, activists, autonomous groups and unions to make 1 March 2016 a day of decentralized and coordinated actions and strikes, aimed at disrupting regular production and reproduction, producing communication among different working conditions, making visible hidden situations of exploitation, targeting the border regime and the institutions that govern mobility and precarity.
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  • Essay
  • The global post-democratic order

  • By Leigh Phillips | 22 Jan 16
  • In the era of globalisation, the steady removal of decision-making from democratic chambers by EU elites is serving as a blueprint for post-democratic governance around the world. Progressives must be ambitious and start putting forward ideas for a democratic world government as a viable alternative.
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  • Interview with Yanis Varoufakis
  • Democracy, power and sovereignty in today’s Europe

  • By Yanis Varoufakis , Nick Buxton | 22 Jan 16
  • In a wide-ranging interview, former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, argues that the nation-state is dead and democracy in the EU has been replaced by a toxic algorithmic depoliticisation that, if it is not confronted, will lead to depression, disintegration and possibly war in Europe. He calls for a launch of a pan-European movement to democratise Europe, to save it before it is too late.
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  • US Presidential Elections
  • Bernie Sanders' Socialist America

  • By Ethan Earle | 22 Jan 16
  • Ethan Earle on the U.S. Democratic presidential primary and why socialist Bernie Sanders is doing so well in it. An opinionated analysis about what the Bernie phenomenon means in the broader context of U.S. politics.
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  • Statement of Refugee and Migrant Communities
  • We need to talk about Cologne

  • 20 Jan 16
  • Following the events that took place in Germany lately, the Greek Forum of Refugees in cooperation with ECRE and the Greek Forum of Migrants prepared a statement the following statement which we support.
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