Towards authoritarian neoliberalism and permanent austerity

November 2012

The Firenze 10+10, will bring together a broad range of social movements and activists from across Europe to forge a common response to the unprecedented crisis we are facing.

The EU Crisis Pocket Guide

November 2012

A useful pocket guide on how a crisis made in Wall Street was made worse by EU policies, how it has enriched the 1% to the detriment of the 99%, and outlining some possible solutions that prioritise people and the environment above corporate profits.

Does the European Union deserve the Nobel Peace Prize?

October 2012

Giving the Nobel Peace Prize to the EU for maintaining peace is like crediting Alexander Graham Bell for the i-phone. Since its formation in 1993, the EU has increasingly shunned peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights. 

EU Commission Forces Crisis-hit Countries to Privatise Water

October 2012

The European Commission is deliberately promoting privatisation of water services as one of the conditions of bailouts, it acknowledged in a letter to civil society groups.

EC, stop imposing privatisation of water!

October 2012

TNI and other civil society organisations, in an open letter, have denounced the European Comission's admission that it imposes water privatization conditionalities as part of its 'rescue' package to crisis countries.

Can Russia come up with a new foreign policy strategy?

October 2012

An illuminating  essay on historical developments in Russia's foreign policy over the last century that argues that only internal political collapse now has the chance to inaugurate a new foreign policy relevant to a post-crisis world.

To Euro or not to Euro?

September 2012

Transnational Institute/Real World Economics debate, 22 October: "To Euro or not to Euro" with Marica Frangakis (Nicos Poulantzas Institute), Geert Reuten (UvA, Senator of the SP) and Dimitris Pavlopoulos (VU Amsterdam).

Video: Syriza's alternatives for the Greek and EU debt crisis

August 2012

Pavlos Kazakopoulos of Syriza speaks on the alternatives they promote to resolve the Greek and EU debt crisis.

Crises and radical thinking on drug policy

Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch
August 2012

Drug policy reform has always been a “two-steps forward, one-step back” undertaking and while creativity is being sought in the Americas, Europe is losing some of its pioneering spirit.

Premiere "The Brussels Business"

August 2012

The Brussels Business, Friedrich Moser en Matthieu Lietaert, 2012 (Nederlands ondertiteld)

Zondag 2 September 19.00h

Filmtheater Kriterion

Roetersstraat 170 Amsterdam

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