Blog



  • Statement of the GUE/NGL
  • MEPs prepare to slate summit deal and defend real recovery

  • 24 Jul 20
  • Decrying EU leaders’ hatchet job on the long-term budget and recovery plan, the GUE/NGL group will join the vast majority in the European Parliament in passing a resolution that strongly criticises the conclusions of last weekend’s summit. The lack of ambition shown in the context of the biggest...
  • [more]

  • Release
  • Breaking with Transition

  • By Jeta Mulaj | 17 Jul 20
  • The Balkan Society for Theory and Practice (BSTP) recently published a special issue of Feminist Critique: “Breaking with Transition: Decolonial and Postcolonial Perspectives in Eastern Europe”, in collaboration with Feminist Critique Journal. This issue is the result of the presentations at the 2018 BSTP workshop, supported by transform! europe.
  • [more]


  • Shortlist Unveiled for 2020 GUE/NGL Award for Whistleblowers & Journalists

  • 15 Jul 20
  • Dedicated to individuals or groups who have been intimidated and/or persecuted for uncovering the truth and exposing it to the public, this year’s award of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left group in the European Parliament is once again named in honour of the late Maltese journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia.
  • [more]



  • A call for a new European social contract

  • 10 Jul 20
  • Call for a new progressive and democratic front in Europe. A statement of intellectuals and academics initiated by, amongst others, Costas Douzinas, President of the Nicos Poulantzas Institute, a transform! europe member organization.
  • [more]



  • Statement
  • Luka Mesec: 'We need a strong European left-wing alternative.'

  • 09 Jul 20
  • Luka Mesec, MP and Coordinator of the Slovenian Levica (The Left), was the guest in the ninth edition of transform! europe's webinar series ‘Meeting the Left’. He spoke of the pandemic’s exposure of many shortcomings of capitalist systems, and pointed to opportunities for left politics.
  • [more]


  • Report
  • The Terrible Twins ... against Sinn Féin

  • 01 Jul 20
  • More than 128 days after February's general election, and against the backdrop of 'lock down', it would appear that Ireland has a new government. This new government, if endorsed by the members of the three parties involved, is of significance for a number of reasons. A report by Darragh Golden.
  • [more]






  • Commentary
  • Politics in the Face of a Climate Disaster

  • By Egidijus Mardosas | 23 Jun 20
  • In 2015, when the Paris Agreement was still under negotiations, British journalist Paul Mason expressed his doubts whether the agreement would be signed and wrote that such climate conferences „resemble the peace treaties that paved the way to the Second World War."[1] Although Mason was wrong about...
  • [more]