We are deeply disappointed with the outcome of the Social Summit in Porto (Portugal). After four long years since the Gothenburg meeting and more than a year marked by the effects of the pandemic, we stay at the side of those European citizens and workers who would have liked to see a more...
Last week Milan Neubert’s memory was honoured by a small gathering. The Czech communist, who died on 20 April, was a natural scientist, co-founder of the political education association Společnost pro evropský dialog (SPED) as well as the long-time chair of the Party of Democratic Socialism (Strana demokratického socjalismus, SDS).
Defining neoliberal efforts merely as market radical is misleading. The dynamic and diverse sphere of neoliberal actors, both worldwide and on a European level, makes it necessary to abjure simplistic reductions when looking at neoliberal networks. This applies in particular against the background of current post-Covid struggles.
Some weeks ago, Vladimir Putin met with Alexander Lukashenko in Sochi, Russia. At first glance, Putin-Lukashenko's talks were informal and even accompanied by leisure activities in the fresh air, which signaled a good mood in relations between the two countries and leaders. But appearances can be deceiving, and sometimes they are deliberate.
Neoliberalism is dying, with the radical left and the far-right as only contenders to bring about another system, says Alternative Nobel Prize winner, sociology professor Walden Bello at the recent climate conference on the context of climate emergency and the crisis of neoliberalism.
On April 4 in Bulgaria’s parliamentary elections, 25% of voters supported Prime Minister Boyko Borissov's right-wing party, GERB. But new parties that campaigned on anti-corruption and Covid denial also did extremely well. The left's decline is disastrous.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's misogynist treatment of Ursula von der Leyen should not divert from wider concerns as to why the EU keeps turning a blind eye to a Turkish leader notorious for his contempt for women's and human rights, Left (formerly GUE/NGL) Co-Presidents say in recent a statement.
Während die Unzufriedenheit in weiten Teilen der türkischen Bevölkerung steigt, nimmt auch die staatliche Repression gegen die linke kurdische Oppositionspartei HDP weiter zu. In dieser Situation wird es entscheidend sein, wie sich moderate zivilgesellschaftliche Akteur*innen in der Türkei verhalten.
Wem gehört die Energie von morgen? – Eine Antwort auf diese zentrale Frage soll in diesem Webinar gegeben werden, organisiert von The Left in the European Parliament (ehemals GUE/NGL), in Zusammenarbeit mit transform! europe.
Die jüngsten Vorwürfe gegen Frontex wegen Menschenrechtsverletzungen sind der (vorläufige) Höhepunkt eines Prozesses der Entmenschlichung, der sich auch durch Lipa und Moria manifestiert – ebenso wie durch den kaum bekannten EU-Migrationspakt, den die Kommission im September präsentierte.
Joint statement by Manon Aubry and Martin Schirdewan, Co-Presidents of The Left group in the European Parliament – GUE/NGL and Tiny Kox, President of the European Left group in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
The Party of the European Left congratulates former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in light of the Supreme Courts ruling to overturn all the charges related to the Lava Jato Curitiba trial - paving the way to callenge Bolsonaro.
On the victorious struggle of women in Argentina to legalise abortion: What where the greatest difficulties? Which strategies led to success? Małgorzata Kulbaczewska-Figat (Strajk.eu) talks to Argentinian sociologist and feminist activist Victoria Tesoriero.