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  • 1 March 2012: Transnational Migrants’ Strike

  • Von Barbara Steiner | 29 Feb 12
  • 1 March has become a symbolic day for transnational migrants’ strike. The activists refer to the term “strike“ not only in its literal meaning connected to work and labour – they also want to strike against the racist normality we have to live in. The transnational protests on 1 March were...
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  • Obituary for Theo Angelopoulos (1935 – 2012)

  • Von Aliki Kosyfologou | 29 Feb 12
  • Theodore Angelopoulos was the son of a Greek civil war hostage who returned home when Angelopoulos was 9 years old. The absence of his parent and the sense that a great part of the Greek society was left “voiceless” marked his childhood irreparably and had a huge impact on his cinematography...
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  • Crisis and the People in Greece

  • Von Stavros Panagiotidis | 17 Feb 12
  • “They are not frightening us, they are just making us furious!” The so-called negotiations between the Greek Government and the Troika (European Union – International Monetary Fund – European Central Bank) have come to the prescribed result. A cut on the minimum wage of 22% (and up to 40% for the...
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  • Greece: He Who Sows Misery, Harvests Anger

  • Von Pierre Laurent | 14 Feb 12
  • European leaders and the IMF demanded from the unelected and illegitimate Greek government a new austerity plan for the release of the EU "assistance", not for social development, which is a vital need for Greece, but to guarantee the reimbursement of sovereign debts to banks. After three years of...
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  • Netherlands: Support striking cleaners

  • 09 Feb 12
  • Thousands of Dutch cleaners, members of trade union FNV Bondenoten, are standing up to fight their invisibility in society. They have been on strike for more than 30 days to demand respect and fair pay on the job. The cleaners' work is important: it provides a healthy and clean atmosphere to...
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  • Finnish Presidential Elections

  • Von Ruurik Holm | 02 Feb 12
  • Mr. Sauli Niinistö, of the centre-right National Coalition Party, and Mr. Pekka Haavisto of the Greens, qualified for the second round in the Finnish presidential elections. The first-round polling, which took place on 22 January, yielded 37.0 % for Mr. Niinistö and 18.8 % for Mr. Haavisto. The...
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  • How Croatia Became the New Record Holder

  • Von Srećko Horvat | 02 Feb 12
  • “A clear majority in favour of EU-accession”, that is how the teletext of the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation re­ported about the referendum in Croatia regarding the country’s accession to the EU. And indeed, two thirds of he votes cast said “yes”. Taking into account the historically low turnout...
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  • Sharp Contradictions in Hungary

  • Von Judit Morva | 02 Feb 12
  • Initially, in the countries of Eastern Europe at the time of the transition from socialism to capitalism, the majority of the populations remained politically passive. People patiently awaited the establishment of a welfare society on the Swedish model. But after 20 years, with the closing of...
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  • Greece on a Tightrope

  • Von Rania Svigkou | 02 Feb 12
  • Two months after its formation, the new coalition government of the Socialist Party of PASOK, the right-wing party of New Democracy and the far Right under the technocrat, ex-senior officer of the ECB, Lucas Papademos, continues to deregulate labour relations, to dissolve the welfare state, to cut...
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  • Jetzt gedruckte Ausgaben des EuroMemorandum 2012 bestellen

  • 23 Jan 12
  • Booklets containing the printed versions of EuroMemorandum 2012 entitled “European Integration at the Crossroads: Democratic Deepening for Stability, Solidarity and Social Justice” have been published by transform!europe in English, French and German. The Greek translation is available...
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