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  1. Nieuwe politiek in een onzeker tijdperk: Leren van Spanje

    02 October 2017 - Event

    Sociaaldemocratische en linkse partijen leiden momenteel historische nederlagen terwijl voorstanders van een neoliberaal Europa en rechts-nationalistische uitdagers het publieke debat domineren. In Zuid-Europa dient zich echter een hoopvol alternatief aan.

  2. Nueva Politica en tièmpos inciertos: Aprendizajes de España

    02 October 2017 - Event


    El debate político actual en el norte Europa está dominado por los partidarios de la globalización neoliberal y la derecha autoritaria nacionalista, en este marco socialdemócratas y partidos de izquierda encadenan derrotas históricas. En el sur de Europa, sin embargo, hay una alternativa esperanzadora.

  3. Report from the second Citizen’s Assembly of Podemos

    Sol Trumbo Vila
    10 April 2017
    Article

    Sol Trumbo Vila says the mandate from the Podemos Assembly is to go forwards in unity and with humility

  4. On financialisation, exit options for capital and sites of resistance

    Daniel Chavez, Ewald Engelen
    09 December 2016
    Article
  5. Over Financialisering, exitopties voor kapitaal en mogelijkheden tot verzet

    Daniel Chavez, Ewald Engelen
    09 December 2016
    Article
  6. La implosión de la Venezuela rentista

    • Edgardo Lander
    07 September 2016
    Paper

    La crisis que hoy sufre Venezuela tiene sus raíces en la continuidad y profundización del modelo petrolero rentista. Lejos de asumir que una alternativa al capitalismo debe necesariamente ser una alternativa al modelo depredador del desarrollo como crecimiento sin fin, los gobiernos liderados por Hugo Chávez y Nicolás Maduro han intensificado el modelo rentista a niveles históricamente desconocidos en el país.

  7. President Maduro of Venezuela

    The implosion of Venezuela's rentier state

    • Edgardo Lander
    07 September 2016
    Paper

    The current crisis of the Bolivarian project is due to its failure to question the rentier petro-state model. Far from accepting that an alternative to capitalism necessarily had to be a departure from the destructive development model of unlimited growth, the government of President Chávez intensified it to extremes unknown in the country’s previous history.

  8. Estado del poder 2016

    Democracia y poder: la democracia ha muerto. ¡Vivan las democracias!

    • Hilary Wainwright
    16 February 2016
    Report

    Construir una democracia real frente al poder empresarial y financiero exige repleanter el poder y la agencia, y explorar los enfoques cretivos, experimentales, emancipadores y de intercambio de conocimientos de los movimientos sociales.

  9. Democracy is dead: Long live democracies!

    • Hilary Wainwright
    18 January 2016
    Report

    Building a real democracy in the face of corporate and financial power will require a rethinking of power and agency, unleashing the creative, experimental, knowledge-sharing and emancipatory approaches of social movements.

  10. Friends of the Earth International reaffirms people power in Paris

    14 December 2015
    Multi-media

    Friends of the Earth`s activists from the five continents and several dozen countries met with representatives of numerous social movements to celebrate the strength of the peoples and reaffirm the need to be united in the struggle for climate justice.

  11. "And my future?"

    Portuguese elections: All (not so) quiet on the Western Front

    Luís Bernardo
    29 October 2015
    Article

    On 4 October, Portuguese and international news outlets reported a win for the right-wing coalition as a victory for austerity policies. But the latest news shows that a left-wing coalition government may yet emerge, reflecting growing popular anger and resistance to unemployment, poverty and corruption.

  12. Chavez supporters at a rally in 2010

    Venezuela’s fabric of solidarity has become an individualistic and competitive black market

    Edgardo Lander
    12 October 2015
    Article

    Edgardo Lander argues that Venezuela’s once-hopeful revolution is coming to an end, because  it failed to overcome the Leninist logic of verticality as well as the model of the rentier state.

  13. Corbyn: the non-careerist politician

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    25 September 2015
    Article

    This summer I was going to meet with Jeremy Corbyn at a conference in Ufa, Russia. He asked for a few days to think it over promising to come unless something unplanned and significant would happen. It did. He was nominated for the leader of the British Labour Party.

  14. Anti-austerity protest

    Mayores aspiraciones: la política más allá de las urnas

    Hilary Wainwright
    01 September 2015
    Article

    Igual que con el referéndum escocés, la derrota electoral se puede transformar en un éxito político; un nuevo movimiento está surgiendo en el Reino Unido.

  15. Seminario Radical community manager en Ámsterdam

    Sol Trumbo Vila
    21 August 2015
    Article

    El colectivo español Xnet que ayudó a arrestar al exdirector general del FMI estuvo en Ámsterdam compartiendo sus conocimientos, instrumentos y estrategias con movimientos sociales y organizaciones de la sociedad civil de toda Europa.

  16. Radical Community Manager Seminar in Amsterdam

    Sol Trumbo Vila
    22 May 2015
    Article

    Spanish collective Xnet that helped arrest the former Managing Director of the IMF came to Amsterdam to share their skills, tools and strategies with social movements, civil society organisations from all over Europe.

  17. UK elections exposes new unpredictable political landscape

    Hilary Wainwright
    07 May 2015
    Article

    The uncertainty about UK's election results reflects an important opening up of politics and expectations in the UK and an opportunity for social movements to push for anti-austerity and progressive policies

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    Time to act is now!

    17 March 2015
    Press release

    Just few days left to the inauguration of the new building of the ECB. Great participation is expected from all over Europe: social movements, activists, migrants, precarious and industry workers, trade-unions and parties will come to Frankfurt to say no to austerity and contest the authority of ECB and the other EU institutions.

  19. A Peoples' vision for a just and inclusive Asia and Europe

    16 October 2014
    Article

    One week before the official Asia-Europe government meeting (ASEM) gathers in Milan, over 400 people from 42 countries in Europe and Asia gathered at the 10th Asia-Europe Peoples forum (AEPF) to present their demands and recommendations.

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    Podemos and the new political practices

    07 October 2014
    Multi-media

    What are the reasons for the success of Podemos, its implications for Spanish and European politics and is it possible to imagine a similar development in the Netherlands?

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