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  • Athens: Campaign for Financial Support
  • Solidarity Schemes of the “Open City” Municipal Movement

  • 18 Oct 13
  • The multi-purpose Venue for Social Solidarity and Culture of the “Open City” (“Anihti Poli”) municipal movement began its activities on 20 December 2012. It involves two venues: a.) The central two-storey venue at 56 Panepistimiou Str., which hosts public art events as well as central schemes of...
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  • The Greek Government and the Golden Dawn: More Links than Conflicts

  • Por Spiros Rapanakis | 14 Oct 13
  • At night of 17 September, Pavlos Fyssas, a 34 years old antifascist hip-hop artist had been stubbed to death by a member of the neo-nazi party Golden Dawn in Keratsini, a district of Piraeus. The murder of Pavlos Fyssas became the springboard of massive developments at the political and judiciary level as it gave rise to a massive legal prosecution progress of the neo-nazi party and its members, who are accused to be members of a criminal gang.
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  • European Left Party statement
  • Lampedusa: Stop fighting refugees!

  • 10 Oct 13
  • The European Left Party (EL) is horrified and deeply concerned by the tragic deaths of at least 300 refugees in the Mediterranean close to the island of Lampedusa.
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  • Austrian Parliamentary Elections
  • Austria Voted Paradoxically

  • Por Walter Baier | 02 Oct 13
  • The outcome of the Austrian parliamentary elections must seem paradoxical all across Europe. Despite the – by comparison – favorable economic data, the ruling “Great Coalition” of Social Democrats (SPÖ) and Conservatives (ÖVP) was punished. Their share of the votes fell back from 55 percent to less than 51.
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  • Report
  • transform! europe Members’ Meeting

  • 25 Sep 13
  • The annual member assembly of transform! europe, which took place in Athens from September 18 to 19, was overshadowed by the murder of the Greek musician Pavlos Fissas by a member of the neo-Nazi party “Golden Dawn”. The representatives of 18 political foundations from 14 different European...
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  • A Catastrophic Coup d’État
  • Alarming Reduction of Tertiary Education in Greece

  • Por Sissy Velissariou | 24 Sep 13
  • For at least the past four years the public and democratic university has been systematically undermined by the neoliberal governments through its institutional liquidation, that has destroyed the collective and democratically elected academic bodies, and predominantly by its economic strangulation.
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  • A First Evaluation
  • The 18th German Bundestag Elections

  • Por Horst Kahrs | 23 Sep 13
  • The Christdemocratic Union (CDU) is the winner of this year’s German elections. The party could again increase their share of the votes to over 40% and thus suceeded in gaining a considerable plus.
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  • Norwegian National Election:
  • Europe’s Most Leftist Government Defeated by Right Wing Coalition

  • Por Asbjørn Wahl , Roy Pedersen | 23 Sep 13
  • The red-green coalition government in Norway, whose political platform when it took power in 2005 was called the most progressive in Europe, experienced a bitter defeat in the country’s parliamentary election on 9 September. A coalition of four centre-right and right wing parties, including a right wing populist party, gained a solid majority and are now negotiating the political platform for a new government.
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  • Appeal of the Initiative www.peaceinsyria.org
  • No To An Open Military Intervention – Call For A Political Solution!

  • 06 Sep 13
  • With the latest use of chemical weapons the bloodshed in Syria is about to turn into a real humanitarian disaster. Whoever are the perpetrators and intellectual authors of this abominable crime is not only responsible for this mass murder on the innocent population of Ghouta but also of tens of thousands of other victims who are going to follow if the world is no capable to stop this war.
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  • Syria
  • Against a War in the War

  • Por Walter Baier | 02 Sep 13
  • The intention of the US and France to militarily intervene in the Syrian Civil War would add yet another bloody chapter to the tragedy of the Syrian people. The use of chemical weapons, which according to many concordant reports occurred last week, is a war crime and whoever perpetrated it has to be charged for their offence.
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  • Report on the 1st Congress of SYRIZA

  • Por Yiannis Bournous | 29 Aug 13
  • The 1st Congress of SYRIZA took place in Athens, 10-14 July 2013. Approximately 3500 delegates dealt with the major tasks of formulating the Political Declaration, the Political Resolution and the Statutes of the new party, while evaluating the current situation in a national, European and global level and discussed on the ideological and programmatic features of the transformed SYRIZA and the project of the government of the Left.
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  • Ongoing Dossier
  • “Euro in Debate – Future of the Euro?”

  • 26 Aug 13
  • Since June transform! has been publishing a selection of controversial contributions dealing with a current debate concerning the future of the Euro. This dossier is an ongoing project continuously supplemented by new articles.
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