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Newsletter 14 August 2014
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.
Featured Article
Piketty, Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Modern Capitalism = An Oligarchic Society?
By Joachim Bischoff, Bernhard Müller
Thomas Piketty, an economist who has for several years been dealing with the relations of distribution in capitalist societies, a field probed by Anthony Atkinson and Emmanuel Saez, has triggered a breach with traditional valuations and social perspectives in both science and public discussion. [read more... ]
Parliamentary Elections in Slovenia
Groundbreaking Result for United Left Coalition: 6% Votes, 6 Seats
By Gal Kirn
We have broken the vicious circle of anticommunism in the post-Yugoslav context. What follows is a bit longer piece on the campaign to give you a few markers of the historic results! [read more... ]
Statement of the European Left Summer University
NO TO WAR, Stop Rearmament: European Day for Peace – 4 September
September 4-5 there will be a NATO summit in Wales. On the agenda is a demand for all NATO countries to raise military budgets to at least 2% of the GDP. This is the direct preparation for an increased aggressive use of NATO military all over the world and the beginning of a new arms race. The... [read more... ]
EL - transform! Summer University at Werbellinsee, Germany
Successful Summer University 2014 – “Stand Up for Peace – In Solidarity”
Under the unfortunately red-hot slogan: “Stand up for Peace – In Solidarity” about 300 participants and numerous day guests from Berlin and Brandenburg came together from 23 to 27 July for the 9th Summer University of the European Left. [read more... ]
19 August 2014 – 23 August 2014
Attac Network
European Summer University for Social Movements
transform! europe will hold four workshops in the frame of the European Summer University for Social Movements (ESU), organized by the European Attac Network from 19 to 23 August at the University Paris-VII Diderot. [read more... ]
Brochure: Analyses and demands for an offensive EU-policy
Can Europe still be saved?
Leading representatives of the German trade unions explore the fault lines and the austerity-policy orientation of Europe from different angles. [read more... ]
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