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...
A regional election for the Parliament of the Basque Autonomous Community was held on 12th July. The Basque Nationalist Party (Renew) was the election winner and got 31 seats (+3), despite losing 50,000 votes. EH Bildu achieved an outstanding result with an increase of four seats and 6% of the vote.
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.
At the end of 2017, a train was bringing me to Rotterdam, where I would move. When in Antwerp, I assisted to a profoundly embarrassing dialogue. A guy from Varese, Italy – a tattoo artist – was pressing a woman from the U.S. – a visual artist – with the question 'where are you from, exactly?' After...
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.
In today’s world, it seems difficult to fathom the pull Stalinist communism exerted on many western European intellectuals. In his postdoctoral thesis written at the University of Giessen, Thomas Kroll puts forth a new and comprehensive analysis of the causes and manifestations of this attraction, a...
Según las nuevas predicciones climáticas publicadas por la Organización Meteorológica Mundial (WMO en sus siglas en inglés) el 8 de julio, existe una probabilidad del 20% de que uno de los próximos cinco años (2020-2024) sea al menos 1,5°C más cálido que los niveles preindustriales. Y el riesgo está aumentando.
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.
The municipal elections are an important event of French politics. Indeed, after the presidential election, these are the elections that usually benefit from the highest turnout. 35,416 municipal councils were to be elected; however, as a result of the pandemic, they took place under very special conditions.
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 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.
Read the short e-publication on the importance of health care as a common good in the light of a future Covid-19 vaccine by the GUE/NGL (European United Left / Nordic Green Left) group in the European Parliament.
Todos los sectores de la economía han sentido el impacto de la crisis del Covid-19, y la fabricación de automóviles no es la excepción. Hay 12 millones de trabajadores de la Unión Europea empleados en la industria automotriz, ya sea directamente en la producción o en la fabricación de piezas, y el...
La crisis del Covid-19 ya ha matado a cientos de miles de personas en todo el mundo. Los políticos y la sociedad en general se han centrado correctamente en combatir el virus. Sin embargo, por debajo de la pandemia hay una catástrofe ambiental que está explotando a cámara lenta. La crisis del COVID-19 es solo una pequeña parte de este rompecabezas.
The left group in the European Parliament is joining forces with left-wing parties and grassroots organisations from across Europe to launch a major campaign of mobilisation in support of free and universal access to a Covid-19 vaccine.