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  • 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...
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  • Demetris Christofias (1946-2019) – In Memoriam

  • Von 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).
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  • Pressemitteilung Europaabgeordneter Martin Schirdewan (DIE LINKE.)
  • Nominierung für EU-Topjobs: Schlag ins Gesicht der Wähler*innen

  • 04 Jul 19
  • „Mit der Nominierung des Vierertableaus hat der Rat der EU-Regierungschefs und -Chefinnen, allen voran Angela Merkel, der Europäischen Union einen Bärendienst erwiesen, und das Spitzenkandidatenprinzip en passant beerdigt,“ erklärt der Interims-Fraktionsvorsitzende der Linken im Europäischen Parlament, Martin Schirdewan.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Wahlen Finnland
  • Neue Hoffnungen in eine neue Regierung

  • Von Jukka Pietiläinen | 11 Jun 19
  • Am 6. Juni wurde eine Mitte-links-Koalition, die das Linksbündnis (Vasemmistoliitto) einschließt und von den Sozialdemokrat_innen geführt wird, geschlossen. Die Koalition verabschiedete ein äußerst progressives Regierungsprogramm. Einige bestehende Konflikte wurden vorerst jedoch nur hinausgeschoben.
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  • Presidential Elections in Slovakia

  • Von 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.
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