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Newsletter 26 September 2013
Since December 2009 the transform! europe newsletter has been published regularly once a month. It contains information about the activities of our network, its members and observing members and about important initiatives of social movements we are taking part in.
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Right-Wing Extremism
transform! Resolution Regarding the Murder of a Greek Antifascist Citizen by Members of the Neo-Nazi Party of Golden Dawn
Participants in the Annual Members’ Meeting of transform! europe, which was taking place in Athens from 18 to 19 September, strongly condemn the atrocious murder of the 34 year old antifascist citizen Pavlos Fissas by a group of members of the neo-nazi party Golden Dawn, in the night of 18... [read more... ]
transform! europe Members’ Meeting
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... [read more... ]
A First Evaluation
The 18th German Bundestag Elections
By Horst Kahrs
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. [read more... ]
Norwegian National Election:
Europe’s Most Leftist Government Defeated by Right Wing Coalition
By Asbjørn Wahl, Roy Pedersen
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... [read more... ]
A Catastrophic Coup d’État
Alarming Reduction of Tertiary Education in Greece
By Sissy Velissariou
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. [read more... ]
Short Report
19th Conference of the EuroMemo Group
By Elena Papadopoulou
From 20 to 22 September, the European Economists for an Alternative Economic Policy in Europe (EuroMemo Group) organized their 19th Annual Workshop in London. [read more... ]
Call for Papers (Deadline 1 November)
Work and Compulsion: Coerced Labour in Domestic, Service, Agricultural, Factory and Sex Work, ca. 1850-2000s
The International Conference of Labour and Social History (ITH), Austria, announces the 50th Linz Conference, 25-28 Sept. 2014. [read more... ]
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