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  • Michael Köhlmeier Speech in Vienna
  • “We Have to Call a Spade a Spade!”

  • 09 May 18
  • Speech by the Austrian writer Michael Köhlmeier, held on 5 May before members of the Austrian government and other invited guests on the occasion of the anniversary of the liberation of the Mauthausen concentration camp.
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  • A spectre is haunting Europe, the spectre of neoliberal deregulation, privatisation and competition
  • The French Case: Macron vs. Railway Unions

  • By Antoine de Cabanes | 02 May 18
  • Emmanuel Macron is confronted with the strongest social mobilisations in France since his election. Even though these mobilisations are heterogeneous and gather a large variety of struggles, they were originally triggered by Macron’s rail reform which embodies the President’s harsh neoliberal agenda.
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  • Moldova
  • Commemorating the Kishinev Pogrom

  • 10 Apr 18
  • In April 2018, the 115th anniversary of the Kishinev Pogrom is marked. This year, the Jewish Community of the Republic of Moldova, the ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association and the Jewish Cultural Center KEDEM launch an awareness campaign, which includes a series of articles and materials disseminated in both local and international mass-media.
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  • Report
  • ‘Left Wing Non-Voters in Poland’

  • 21 Mar 18
  • The Polish left-wing think tank Fundacja Naprzód (Forward Foundation) has published with a financial support of transform! europe a report on the topic of of left-wing non-voters in Poland.
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  • Call for Communications
  • ‘Thinking with Marx Today’

  • 21 Mar 18
  • An International Conference on the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Karl Marx will take place in Madrid, 4-6 October 2018. Please send proposals for communications by 1 May.
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  • Petition
  • ‘Keep Rosa Luxemburg’s Birthplace Plaque!’

  • 21 Mar 18
  • We the undersigned protest against the removal of a plaque commemorating the birthplace of Rosa Luxemburg in the Polish city of Zamość. We demand that the local government authorities in Zamość return the plaque to its rightful place.
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  • Italy
  • The Breakdown of the Political Framework

  • By Roberto Morea | 09 Mar 18
  • The results of the Italian general elections which took place on 4 March seem to confirm the breakdown of the previous political framework, which had already occurred in other countries such as Spain, France and partly also in Germany.
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  • Italy After the 2018 Elections
  • Fear, Loathing and Poverty

  • By Mario Pianta | 07 Mar 18
  • The post-election map of Italy has two main traits: fear and poverty. Northern and Central regions have gone to a Centre-right coalition where the leader is not anymore Forza Italia’s Silvio Berlusconi but League’s Matteo Salvini, who dropped its previous ‘Lega Nord’ emphasis to turn it into a nationwide Le Pen-style National Front.
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