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  • Holiday Special Edition

  • 20 Dec 17
  • With this Holiday Special edition we send you warm season greetings and the list of our most recent publications.
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  • Reinventing the World Social Forum?

  • By Boaventura de Sousa Santos | 22 Nov 17
  • The World Social Forum (WSF) met for the first time in Porto Alegre in 2001. This was an event of extraordinary importance. It signaled an alternative form of globalization to the globalization being promoted by global capitalism, at a time when capitalism was increasingly assuming it is most exclusive and antisocial version: neoliberalism.
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  • Parliamentary elections in the Czech Republic
  • A Black Autumn for the Czech Left

  • By Jirí Málek | 13 Nov 17
  • On 20 and 21 October, parliamentary elections were held in the Czech Republic. The populist ANO 2011 movement managed to gain the largest share of the vote mainly by applying smart marketing strategies during the election campaign. The Czech left, however, follows the European downward trend.
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  • Conference Report
  • Labour and Technology

  • 07 Nov 17
  • On the first Friday of October the Institute of Labour Studies, Ljubljana in collaboration with Zavod Bunker, RLS Southeast Europe and transform! europe organized a conference on the topic of the relation between labour and technology in the 21st century.
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  • Call for Participation
  • 3rd International Marxist-Feminist Conference

  • 06 Nov 17
  • “Transforming Our Lives. Transforming the World”. – The Third International Marxist-Feminist Conference will take place at Lund University (Sweden), from 6 to 7 October 2018. Deadline for submissions is 28 February 2018.
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  • EUROPE MUST CHANGE!
  • Call for a European Forum of Progressive Forces

  • 11 Oct 17
  • The European Union is going through a long-lasting crisis, an existential crisis. All the peoples of Europe, whether or not they are members of the Union, suffer from austerity policies and terrible inequalities. Peace and climate are threatened.
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  • Solidarity action and antifascist demonstration held in Budapest

  • By Matyas Benyik | 09 Oct 17
  • Hungarian civil groups headed by the Hungarian United Left called for a demonstration for 8 October in the heart of the previous Jewish ghetto of Budapest in order to protest against the presently very powerful autocracy of the right-wing ruling power of FIDESZ and KDNP and the brutal police violence committed against Attila Vajnai.
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  • Germany: A clear defeat for CDU/CSU and SPD
  • The “Berlin Republic” Shifts to the Right

  • 26 Sep 17
  • The governing parties of the grand coalition between the CDU/CSU and SPD have clearly lost the German parliamentary elections (-13.7%). The defeat of this constellation reveals a massive shift in the Republic’s political landscape. This earthquake will shake the circumstances and institutions as we know them to their very foundations.
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  • Statement of Izquierda Unida
  • The Situation in Catalonia

  • 21 Sep 17
  • Because of the call for next October 1st to carry out a referendum for independence in Catalonia and due to the repressive and authoritarian reaction of the Government of Spain, Izquierda Unida states:
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  • The referendum in Catalonia
  • In Defence of Democratic Rights

  • By José Luis Martínez | 20 Sep 17
  • In Catalonia an important process of independence is taking place against Spain. At the request of the Popular Party (PP), the Spanish Constitutional Court declared the Catalan Statute of 2010, unconstitutional. This statute was negotiated between the Government of José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero and later endorsed by the Spanish Parliament.
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