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, from 20-22 September 2013 in London.
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 policies and democratic regression, building a European social and political front.
From 13-15 December the European Left Party (ELP) will hold its IV Congress in Madrid. Although the ELP is a rather young party whose founding congress took place only in 2004 it meanwhile consists of nearly 40 parties of the alternative Left in Europe.
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 Union Confederation (ETUC) and the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI).
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On 23 November (24 in Andalusia, Catalonia and Asturias), and in the context of a large mobilization in Europe organized by the European Trade Union Confederation, the workers and the general public are called to...
60 representatives from trade unions, social movements and political actors met for the first conference of the network after the Alter Summit in Athens to continue and consolidate the process at European and national level.
The European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE) held its annual conference in Paris on the future of industries from November 7 to 9. The participation in this important heterodox event was suggested at the occasion of the launching of the transform! Economists Working Group (TEWG) last April when the network gathered to discuss the debate on competitiveness shaking up the EU as a whole.
At 4.20 am, on 7 November, police raided the building of ERT - the Greek broadcaster that its workers kept alive broadcasting for five months after its unconstitutional shutting down – in a culmination so far, of the “law and order” campaing by the Greek “state of exception” regime.
With today’s early morning “invasion” of the special police units to ERT premises, the government completes an absolute coup against mass information and democracy, launched on June 11th, 2013. These police units known as “units for the reinstatement of order” have special equipment to suppress...
After a government crisis in summer, early elections have been proclaimed in the Czech Republic. This weekend was the day D. The campaigning was relatively short and the program documents were to the majority not of much interest.
The GUE/NGL strongly condemns the despicable behaviour of reactionary right-wing groups in Parliament and anti-abortion campaigners who successfully managed to postpone a crucial vote on sexual and reproductive health and rights today.
Greek university education is going through the most critical phase in its entire history, because the Ministry of Education is implementing a harsh mobility scheme for the administrative and technical staff of the country’s eight largest universities.