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Newsletter 16 December 2013
We cordially thank our members, observers and friends for assisting transform! europe’s activities and wish you pleasant holidays and a prosperous new year! 
Our next newsletter will be published in January 2014.
Featured Article
EL Press Release
Complete success of the IV EL Congress for a solidary Europe
The 4th Congress of the European Left Party (EL) in Madrid December 13-15 gathered 300 delegates coming from every corner in Europe, from countries making or not part of the European Union. They have decided that the EL must become a major player of the political struggle in Europe against austerity... [read more... ]
Blog
European trade unions demand a change of policy
Troika acts against EU law and human rights
The EU's austerity policy is unlawful, according to Professor Andreas Fischer-Lescano, a professor at the Centre for European Law and Politics (ZERP), University of Bremen, who drew up a paper for the Austrian Trade Union Federation (ÖGB), the Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour, the European Trade... [read more... ]
Important News from Hungary
‘We did it!’ – Hungarian Trade Union Confederation established.
By Károly György
On 6 December 2013 the founding congress of the Hungarian Trade Union Confederation took place in Budapest. [read more... ]
Municipal and Regional Elections in Denmark
Historical Success for the Red Green Alliance
By Nikolaj Villumsen
The Danish municipal and regional election on 19 November was a historical success for the Red-Green Alliance (RGA). Find here a first assessment by the party. [read more... ]
Call for support: EuroMemorandum 2014 - New Deadline 21 December 2013
"The deepening divisions in Europe and the need for a radical alternative to EU policies"
We would like to inform you that the deadline for support of the EuroMemorandum 2014 has been extended by two days to 21 December 2013. This EuroMemorandum draws on discussions and papers presented at the 19th Workshop on Alternative Economic Policy in Europe, organised by the EuroMemo Group,... [read more... ]
Calendar
31 January 2014 – 01 February 2014
European Conference
“University, Science and Research: European Resistances and Alternatives”
At the eve of the forthcoming European elections, it is of crucial importance for the Left to tackle the disastrous consequences of the neoliberal management of research and university policies in the EU, as well as to raise awareness about the national resistances throughout the continent and to... [read more... ]
14 February 2014 – 01 January 1970
transform! AKADEMIA History Workshop
The one-day workshop aims at making progress in the work undertaken towards critical approaches in regards with the public use of European history – notably through the project “House of European History” – and preparing the publication of an historians’ common text. [read more... ]
Publications
New Release
transform! Journal #13
Vol. no. 13 of the transform! journal, entitled “Europe: There is Another Way”, has been released in early December. The issue is about challenges to the Left in the run-up of the European elections. [read more... ]
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