• Reinventing the World Social Forum?

  • Von 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

  • Von 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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  • 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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  • An insight in decision-making processes and preferences of the policy makers on security and defence issues.

  • Less than six months after accessing the second round of the presidential election and gathering more than 10 million votes in the second round, the Front National (FN) is in deep crisis.

  • There has been a lot of talk of a new Cold War between the West and Russia, even though the metaphor itself is not appropriate in today’s globalised context. It is not a very fitting analytical description. Firstly, there is no clear ideological and...



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