• 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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  • The EP elections brought a strengthening of extreme-right parties. This paper takes a closer look at the party manifestos for the elections to the European Parliament of five of those extreme-right parties by comparing their positions towards the EU,...

    The transform! yearbook 2019 examines current challenges for the left forces in several European countries, explores the lessons of super majority strikes and other recent organising experiences, and looks at the alternatives opened up in '68 - '69 in the West as well as the countries of state socialism with their history of attempts at renewing Marxist theory and council democracy.


EP elections 2019 from a left perspective: Results, analyses, country reports

Can right-wing parties with a nationalist and populist agenda come into power even in the core of the EU? Of which character is the challenge they are posing to the Left?

New social actors pose new challenges to organisational structures for political action.


Gabi Zimmer on European Elections 2019


First reaction of the outgoing president of the left fraction GUE/NGL on the EP elections;