The transform! yearbook 2019 examines current challenges for the left forces in several European countries, explores the lessons of super majority strikes and other recent organising experiences, and looks at the alternatives opened up in '68 - '69 in the West as well as the countries of state socialism with their history of attempts at renewing Marxist theory and council democracy.
THE RADICAL LEFT IN EUROPE: REDISCOVERING HOPE
Edited by Walter Baier, Eric Canepa and Haris Golemis
397 pages, Paperback
Price: £ 17.99
Authors: Luciana Castellina, Frigga Haug, Alexandros Kioupkiolis, Tamás Krausz, Jane McAlevey, Rossana Rossanda, Jon Trickett, Hans-Jürgen Urban, Christophe Ventura, Gabi Zimmer, and many others.
transform! 2019 is the fifth of an annual series reporting on and analysing European political and social developments.
Download the English Yearbook as pdf on the right.
Walter Baier, Eric Canepa, Haris Golemis: The Radical Left in Europe – Rediscovering Hope
Frigga Haug: Contradictions in Marxist Feminism
Eva Brenner: A Theatre of Self-Emancipation – Jura Soyfer on Stage in Contemporary Vienna
Tamás Krausz: Searching for Alternatives – Interviewed by Róbert Nárai
Walter Baier: Lenin, Luxemburg, Bauer – The Left and the National
Hans-Jürgen Urban: The Issue of Immigration – A Crucial Test for the Mosaic Left?
Alexandros Kioupkiolis: Counter-Hegemony, the Commons, and New City Politics
Theodora Kotsaka: Commons Transition and the Role of the State – A New Question for the Left
Bernd Riexinger: Connective Class Politics as an Inspiration for the Left
Jane McAlevey: Restoring Working-Class Power – Super Majority Strikes
Peter Ullrich: In Itself, But Not Yet For Itself – Organising the New Academic Precariat
Luciana Castellina, Judith Dellheim, and Gabi Zimmer: Reclaim the Manifesto of Ventotene!
Heinz Bierbaum: The European Left – Its Current State and Prospects
Klaus Busch: The Crises of the EU and Eurozone – National Regression Blocks Solutions
Yannis Almpanis, Mátyás Benyik, Raffaella Bolini, Judith Dellheim, Haris Golemis, and Christophe Ventura: Assessing the Anti-Globalisation Movement and the Social Forum Process – A Roundtable
Luciana Castellina: Remembering 1968
Jiří Málek: The 1968 Prague Spring – A Socialist Project
Rossana Rossanda: The Students’ ‘68 and Workers’ ‘69 – Conflicts and Joint Action in the Italian Experience
Document: A Colloquium at the Mirafiori Fiat Plant – 1969
Erhard Crome: 1989 and Its Consequences for Russia and Germany
Tasos Trikkas: The Communist Party of Greece in 2018 – The Centenary of Its Birth and Fifty Years After Its Split
Jon Trickett: The Challenges Before the Labour Party – Interviewed by Stelios Foteinopoulos
Gavin Rae: Conservative Authoritarianism and the Far-Right in Hungary and Poland
Ľuboš Blaha: The Central European Left and Europe – Beyond Liberalism
Adriano Campos and Alda Sousa: The Radical Left and Social Democracy in Portugal – Achievements and Obstacles
The Manifesto of Hermoupolis
Michael Löwy: Why a Marxist-Christian Dialogue?
Nikos Xydakis: Christians and Marxists – The Adventure of a Dialogue
Joachim Bischoff: The Return of the Economic and Financial Crisis – Nervous Financial Markets and the Slowdown of the Worlwide Boom
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