Blog

  • 200 Years Anniversary
  • Engels Was a Bro!

  • By Andrea Peniche | 23 Dec 20
  • A tribute to Friedrich Engels' "The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State" and the groundwork for feminism by the jubilarian.
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  • Call for Submissions
  • The 2021 Jörg Huffschmid Award

  • 23 Dec 20
  • In memory of the scholarly work and political engagement of the critical economist Jörg Huffschmid, the call for submissions to the competitive award named after him, which seeks to recognize outstanding work in the field of Political Economy is issued; the Jörg Huffschmid Award is currently in its sixth iteration.
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  • Season’s Greetings

  • 21 Dec 20
  • Dear friends and comrades!  As this memorable year - which tested us all - comes to an end, we hope this holiday finds you healthy and safe and also – even if temporarily and partly - free from the capitalist mode of production, so that you can enjoy your surroundings and loved ones.  You might...
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  • Obituary
  • Leo Panitch 1945-2020

  • By Eric Canepa | 21 Dec 20
  • We at transform! europe, along with many around the world, were shocked to hear of the death of Leo Panitch from COVID-19 in Toronto on 19 December 2020.
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  • Interview
  • At the Polar Circle Turn Left

  • 17 Dec 20
  • Thinking of unpronounceable volcanoes or brute football fan chants Iceland will pop up in many minds. In contrast it is much less known that a new established socialist party is causing quite a stir in the 350.000 people state. Klemens Herzog (Vienna) was talking to Reykjavík’s socialist city...
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  • Parliamentary Elections in Romania
  • The fall of 'Dracula Politics'

  • By Maria Cernat | 10 Dec 20
  • On December 6, Romanians elected their members of parliament. The elections were held despite the fact that there were record numbers of Covid cases during the last month with more than 5,500 cases on the 1st of December and 148 people dead.
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  • Slovak Left at the Crossroads

  • By Artur Bekmatov | 03 Dec 20
  • The parliamentary elections in March 2020 have redrawn the political map of Slovakia. It will undoubtedly have an impact on the left spectrum as well. What is the current state of the Slovak left and what are the challenges?
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  • Global health
  • The First "res publica" of Humanity?

  • By Riccardo Petrella | 30 Nov 20
  • The UN General Assembly has convened a Special Session on the Covid-19 pandemic at the level of Heads of State and Government on 3 and 4 December next. It took more than a year of discussions to overcome the opposition of certain states, notably the United States of former President Donald Trump.
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  • transform! europe Podcasts

  • 23 Nov 20
  • transform! europe's online interview series "The Left Reflects" with Luciana Castellina, Alex Demirović, Nancy Fraser, Leo Panitch, Gayatri Spivak, and Hilary Wainwright now available as podcast – in cooperation with Austrian left-wing platform Mosaik.
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  • The Hussite Town Tábor

  • By Jiří Silný | 13 Nov 20
  • Even though a society based on human dignity, ensuring a fair share of wealth and participation for everyone on matters concerning community has not yet been achieved, this Southern Bohemian town, founded 600 years ago, became an interesting example of the complexity and tenacity of this struggle.
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  • Analysis
  • You call it, if you want…evasions

  • By Roberto Musacchio | 12 Nov 20
  • Roberto Musacchio on recent investigations showing that the growth of tax evasion in the European Union – evasion leading to tax gaps which exceed the healthcare spending of several EU Member States, ‘often by considerable amounts‘.
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