European Union

Ireland, vote NO for us on 31 May

May 2012

There is no popular support for EU-driven austerity. It’s up to the Irish people to raise their voice and say NO to permanent austerity.

Video: Olivier Hoedeman: Going to the heart of the European Crisis

May 2012

Only if we tackle corporate power at the heart of the EU, do we have a chance to stop Austerity Europe.

Video: Trevor Evans: Why is Europe in crisis?

Trevor Evans
May 2012

The EU focus on fiscal deficit is completely mistaken. They are the result of the crisis, not the cause.

For a different Europe

May 2012

There is a need for a strong and coordinated European effort to decisively end the attack on welfare and democracy and to make alternatives a reality.

EU in crisis - another Europe is possible

May 2012

A new Pan-European network to fight against the EU's austerity policies and support a fairer, greener, more democratic Europe has been launched in Brussels, following two days of discussion and debate at CEO's conference on the EU in Crisis.

Contribution to the Sub-Committee on the Referendum on the EU Treaty

Andy Storey
April 2012

It is clear that voices all across Europe and beyond, and from all across the political spectrum, are opposed to this treaty.  Many are urging the Irish people to reject it and, if given the chance, would be campaigning for its rejection by referendum in their own countries.

The Fiscal Compact on European Budget Discipline

Heikki Patomäki
April 2012

European political leaders and the institutions of the European Union have reacted to the Euro crisis by creating conditional debt packages, in cooperation with the IMF (International Monetary Fund). Such “aid packages” typically prescribe severe austerity measures, similar to the structural adjustment programmes applied to many troubled developing countries, especially since the 1980s. The results have rarely been a success. 2

 

The EU Fiscal Pact and the Constitutionalisation of Austerity Forever

April 2012

Real World Economics/Transnational Institute invite you to the public debate:

The EU Fiscal Pact and the Constitutionalisation of Austerity Forever


Second Spring Social Conference

March 2012

The Joint Social Conference is an initiative of Trade Unions and social movements in Europe mobilizing on the European Crisis.

Buying back the public, 136 euros at a time

Mary Ann Manahan, Focus on the Global South
March 2012

 “They can do whatever they want with us but that will be over our dead bodies”.