Draft Globalization programme submitted by the National Board of the Red-Green Alliance/Enhedslisten, Denmark, to the party’s next Annual Congress on 5 - 6 October. It is a programmatic text about global development.
Luciana Castellina, a daughter of the last century, to borrow the title of her friend Rossana Rossanda’s autobiography, but also of this one, is celebrating her ninetieth birthday, and we send her all our compliments and best wishes.
The President of the European Left, Gregor Gysi, declared at the Executive-Board meeting in Berlin:
The election results of the European elections are both a warning and an invitation to us to make the European Left more attractive and to improve the value of our policies through better...
Alexis Tsipras has led his country through a difficult period, for which I personally want to express my gratitude and respect to him as President of the Party of the European Left. However, the majority of Greeks are still suffering from the massive austerity dictates that the Greek government...
Demetris Christofias passed away on 21 June 2019 at the age of 72. Christofias was the sixth president of the Republic of Cyprus (2008-2013), the first leftist to be elected at the highest office in Cyprus. Prior to that he was also the first communist president of the Cypriot House of Representatives (2001-2008).
“With their nominations for the four senior EU roles, the Council of the heads of government of the EU member states, with Angela Merkel leading the way, did the EU a disservice and casually dropped the principle of appointing only the top candidate of a parliamentary group,”, says Martin Schirdewan, interim group chairman of DIE LINKE in the EP.
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.