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  • Movements for Real Democracy in Europe – Everyone Doing Her Thing or Connective Praxis?
  • DiEM and Co.

  • Par Mario Candeias | 14 Apr 16
  • The European Crisis is leading to rampant chauvinism, racism, and disintegration. Driven by this dynamic Europe is governed by state-of-emergency politics. Austerity, an intensified dismantling of labour and social rights and an inhuman, militarized border regime are being implemented in authoritarian ways, while asylum law is being whittled away.
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  • Speech at the Athens Conference, 19 March 2016
  • A left-wing refugee policy for the EU

  • Par Gabi Zimmer | 12 Apr 16
  • Thesis 1: Century of Refugees The 21st century will be the Century of Refugees. Today, 91 percent of the migrants arriving in Greece are war refugees from countries like Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. Due to civil wars and climate catastrophes many more people will be forced to leave their homes...
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  • Brief analysis of new trends in Croatia
  • Right-wing radicalism from above

  • Par Rade Dragojević | 12 Apr 16
  • As things now stand, the new Croatian government is clearly demonstrating the intention of following most negative European political trends. These trends can be observed, for example, in Poland, Hungary and the Ukraine. Three months ago, a coalition of right wing parties came into power.
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  • How transparent is EU law making?
  • Better Regulation Package

  • Par Roland Kulke | 07 Apr 16
  • Better Regulation is about strengthening the competiveness of enterprises – however, not by giving them a technological edge, but exclusively by cutting costs. In essence, it means that unproductive businesses will be subsidised. Furhermore, the European Commission wants to seize control of the legislative process and neutralise, first of all, the European Parliament.

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  • Results and Aftermath
  • The 2016 German Regional Elections

  • Par Cornelia Hildebrandt | 05 Apr 16
  • The regional elections held on 13 March 2016 in the German states of Baden-Württemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saxony-Anhalt were the first elections to take place in some of the larger German regions since the European elections and the regional elections held in 2014. Almost 13 million voters were called to the ballot, representing over one fifth of the German electorate. 1.3 million voters cast their ballot in favour of the AfD (Alternative for Germany – a conservative right-wing party).
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  • France: Mobilisation against the Draft Labour draw hundreds of thousands to the streets
  • “We are worth better than this”

  • Par Maxime Benatouil | 01 Apr 16
  • 160 000 demonstrators in Paris, 120 000 in Marseille, 100 000 in Toulouse… All in all, more than one million workers, students and pensioners took to the streets on March 31st throughout France to oppose the dismantling of the code du travail, the set of labour laws and regulations.
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  • Short report
  • CEE Social Forum

  • 30 Mar 16
  • Globalization, racism, economic crisis, workers’ rights, imperialism – these are just some of the topics of the discussions during the 2nd CEE Social Forum held in Wroclaw, Poland, between 11 and 13 March. transform! Hungary participated in the forum which was attended by left-wing activists from around the world.
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  • Report
  • The Greek Government’s Parallel Program

  • Par Stavros Panagiotidis | 07 Mar 16
  • In the elections held last September, voters accepted SYRIZA’s new position, which was based on two axes: the application of the agreement signed under the Troika’s blackmail, combined with ongoing attempts to reduce its negative consequences, and the construction of a Parallel Program – a series of policies in every field that will improve people’s everyday lives and lay down the fundamental prerequisites for a new type of state function and economic development.
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  • Pétition
  • Des intellectuels signent un appel d’urgence

  • 04 Mar 16
  • Des intellectuels signent un appel d’urgence aux citoyen-ne-s et à nos gouvernant pour les réfugié-e-s. Espaces Marx et le réseau européen Transform! s’associent à la démarche et mettent leurs moyens à contribution pour diffuser le plus largement possible cet appel.
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  • On the Conferences in Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Brussels and Athens
  • Europe’s Left on its Way to Readjusting its European Strategy

  • Par Walter Baier | 03 Mar 16
  • The neoliberal model has failed. In order to counteract the current destructive tendencies of Europe’s governing elite, various conferences and meetings have been organised by forces of the Left in order to find a common strategy. These events are taking place all over Europe and raise hopes for long-desired change.  
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