• EP 2019 – Die Europäische Linke: Ein Mund, viele Stimmen

  • Ein Jahr vor der Europawahl ist nach wie vor unklar, wie die linken und progressiven Kräfte ihre Kandidatur und ihren Wahlkampf anlegen werden. Verschiedene Entwicklungen können den Kurs der europäischen Linken in den nächsten Monaten verändern. Politische Umbrüche können die eine oder andere Strategie über den Haufen werfen, Ansätze sich aneinander annähern.

    transform! europe will zu einer Strategie beitragen, die die Linke eint. Nicht nur um der Einheit willen, sondern im Interesse der Bevölkerung Europas und für den Kampf gegen die extreme Rechte, die mit jedem Tag mehr Raum gewinnt.


  • Article from our member organisation "Vasemmistofoorumi" on the political landscape in Finland three months before the European Election
  • Finland will focus on EU elections only after national elections

  • Von Jukka Pietiläinen | 15 Mar 19
  • Finland will have parliamentary elections on 14th April. All the political attention is focused on these elections rather than on the European elections six weeks later. The parliamentary elections will end the four-year period of the centre-right coalition, which has become extremely unpopular...
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  • Article from our member organisation " Naprzód" on the political landscape in Poland three months before the European Election
  • The European Elections in Poland

  • Von Gavin Rae | 13 Mar 19
  • The European parliamentary elections in Poland will take place in the run up to the national parliamentary elections which are due to be held in October. This gives them an extra importance as political parties position themselves for these elections in the Autumn. Polish politics continues to be...
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  • Article from our member organisation "Transform!Danmark" on the political landscape in Denmark three months before the European Elections
  • The Danish current political situation

  • Von Inger V. Johansen | 06 Mar 19
  • For quite some time the fact that Denmark is also approaching parliamentary elections has been dominating the media and the minds of people so that there has been very little discussion on EU-related issues. At the moment - very late – a feeble EU debate has started to pop up. But as the...
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  • Article from our member organisation "SPED" on the political landscape in Czech Republic three months before the European Elections
  • Czechia in front of the European elections

  • Von Jirí Málek | 05 Mar 19
  • Those who tend to be engaged in a political life, especially in the European one, may face an unpleasant surprise. A survey conducted in the second half of January 2019 has showed that the majority of Czechs are not very much concerned about the upcoming European Parliament elections. Some sort of...
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  • Article from our member organisation "transform! italia" on the political landscape in Italy three months before the European Elections
  • The Italian Vote

  • Von Roberto Musacchio | 25 Feb 19
  • Italy will arrive to the forthcoming European elections with the uneasy role of being the first among the founding countries of the EU with a populist government. In actual fact, the populist forces that lead the executive are Lega and the Five Stars Movement (Movimento 5 Stelle/ M5S), parties very...
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  • Article from a partner of transform! on the political landscape in Bulgaria three months before the European Elections
  • Hunger for a leftist alternative in Bulgaria

  • Von Julia Vladimirova | 11 Feb 19
  • The political frame, in which the European elections face Bulgaria is actually the struggle between the centre-right GERB, the party of the Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and the social democrats of our traditional socialist party BSP on the other side with its leader Kornelia Ninova. Biggest...
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  • Article from our member organisation "Nicos Poulantzas Institute" on the political landscape in Greece three months before the European Elections
  • The Greek Left before 2019 EU election

  • Von Danai Koltsida | 11 Feb 19
  • The forthcoming European election inaugurates for Greece a prolonged electoral period, in a highly polarised political climate. In May, on the same day with the EU election, municipal and regional elections will be taking place. And most importantly, a national election is normally expected for...
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  • An article from our observer organisation "Promitheas Research Institute" on the political landscape in Cyprus three months before the European Elections
  • A twofold struggle for the Cypriot left

  • Von Yiannos Katsourides | 11 Feb 19
  • In less than four months European citizens are going to the polls for the 9th time to elect their representatives for the European Parliament. For Cyprus it will be the 4th time. Going into these elections the scene is still fluid and this is mainly the result of two factors. First, the fact that...
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  • Article from our member organisation in Catalonia "Fundació l'Alternativa" on the political landscape in Spain three months before the European Elections
  • The Spanish scenario for the 2019 European Elections

  • Von Ramón Luque | 11 Feb 19
  • These lines mean to be a brief but clear outline of what the electoral scenario is for the next European elections in Spain on May 26, 2019. First, it is worth clarifying that, unlike most UE countries, the elections in Spain will be unique, because electoral process will coincide on the same day as...
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  • Article by our member organisation "Fundación por la Europa de los Ciudadanos" on the political landscape in Spain three months before the European Elections
  • Spanish Turmoil

  • Von Javier Moreno | 11 Feb 19
  • After a period of increased electoral support to forces considered progressive, we are currently in a period of recomposition of the political landscape, marked by a new far-right party, Vox, which has entered the political scene forcefully since the last regional elections of Andalusia. We have...
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  • Article by our member organisation "Espaces Marx" on the political landscape in France three months before the European Elections
  • The French chessboard

  • 11 Feb 19
  • The current balances of forces in France is worrying The left as a whole is credited around a third of the possible votes for the European elections. Such a low overall expected result demonstrates its historical weakness. The left is divided in different lists that all aim at running...
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  • 2nd European Forum of Progressive, Ecological And Leftist Forces
  • Final Declaration European Forum Bilbao

  • 11 Nov 18
  • Our goal is to fight for a Europe that is a fully cooperative, solidary, equal and socially advanced democracy. We call for empowering popular sovereignty by launching a new charter for sovereign democracy in Europe.
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  • Joint statement of the President of the European Left Party (EL), Gregor Gysi Chairman of the Communist Party of Austria (KPÖ), Mirko Messner and the Chairman of the Slovenian Levica (The Left), Luka Mesec
  • For a Europe of solidarity, openness and social welfare

  • 03 Aug 18
  • The European Union is at a turning point that will have a significant impact on future generations. Throughout Europe, right-wing populist and right-wing nationalist parties are on the rise. The 'Axis of the Willing', consisting of Germany, Austria and Italy, is a repetition of history we will not...
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  • On June 27, 2017 a press conference was held in Brussels to announce the enlargement of the European movement "Now the people".
  • The European movement "Now the people" is expanding!

  • 03 Aug 18
  • Founded in Lisbon on April 12, 2018 by La France Insoumise, Podemos (Spain) and Bloco de Esquerda (Portugal), the movement has now expanded to three new political formations: The Red-Green Alliance (Denmark), the Left Party (Sweden) and the Left Alliance (Finland). The press conference was...
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  • Diem's 25 campaign for the European Parliament elections in May 2019 is underway, gathering a coalition from across the continent in a movement for European Spring
  • Introducing the European Spring programme

  • 31 Jul 18
  • "This week, we made an important step forward in this movement: introducing the European Spring policy programme and inviting all of our members – from any party, from any country – to help shape it. In order to do so, sign up at www.our.europeanspring.net, the common platform of communication with...
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  • transform! europe Studie
  • Europawahl 2019: Gemeinsam für eine geeinte Linke

  • Von Angelina Giannopoulou | 03 May 18
  • Angelina Giannopoulou, Koordinatorin des transform!-Programms Europäische Integration und linke Strategie, legt für transform! die Studie mit dem Titel „Die Partei der Europäischen Linken, DiEM25 und die länderübergreifende Kampagne von Jean-Luc Mélenchon für die Europawahl 2019“ vor.
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  • Yanis Varoufakis and Luigi de Magistris
  • Open Letter

  • 20 Apr 18
  • To: Gregor Gysi (Party of the European Left), Pablo Iglesias (Podemos), Catarina Martins (Bloco) and Jean-Luc Mélenchon (FI)
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  • Lisbon declaration for a citizens’ revolution in Europe
  • “Now, the People!”

  • 13 Apr 18
  • Jean-Luc Mélenchon (France Insoumise), Pablo Iglesias (Podemos, Spain) and Catarina Martins (Left Bloc, Portugal) signed on 12 April in Lisbon a joint declaration launching the construction of a European movement in view of the European elections of 2019.
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