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  1. Firenze 10 + 10 and the changing character of power

    Hilary Wainwright
    30 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2012

    A series of interviews with young activists shows signs of a movement that connects local everyday struggles to a global movement, and one that resists by creating alternatives in the present.

  2. Firenze 10+10

    06 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2012

    European Social Forum meets at time of austerity politics to strategise on how to build an effective pan-European response by Europe's social movements. 

  3. Does the European Union deserve the Nobel Peace Prize?

    Ben Hayes
    25 အောက်တိုဘာလ 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. 

  4. EC, stop imposing privatisation of water!

    17 အောက်တိုဘာလ 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.

  5. Seeking a democratic solution to the EU crisis

    Julie de Los Reyes
    23 သြဂုတ်လ 2012

    Syriza party and movement activist outlines the leading Greek opposition party's strategy post-elections and his belief in an alternative vision for European integration rooted in democracy.

  6. Attac


    Attac es una organización internacional involucrada en el movimiento altermundialista. Combatimos la mundialización liberal y trabajamos por alternativas sociales, ecológicas y democráticas con el objetivo de garantizar los derechos fundamentales de todos. Luchamos muy especialmente por la regulación de los mercados financieros, el cierre de los paraísos fiscales, la introducción de un impuesto...

  7. Flower seed

    Ander Europa


    No es que estemos en contra de ‘Europa’... sino que es ‘Europa’ la que está en nuestra contra. Esta idea está cada vez más arraigada entre un creciente número de personas, sindicatos y movimientos sociales, aunque aún no es lo bastante fuerte debido a varias razones. Muchas decisiones europeas no se toman de forma pública, sino que son elaboradas en comités tecnocráticos y aprobadas por...

  8. Alter EU


    La Alianza para la Transparencia y la Reglamentación Ética de los Lobbys en la UE (ALTER-EU) es una coalición formada por unos 200 grupos de la sociedad civil, sindicatos, académicos y entidades dedicadas a asuntos públicos que está preocupada por la creciente influencia que ejercen los lobbys corporativos en la agenda política europea, la consiguiente pérdida de democracia en los procesos de...

  9. Syriza shines a light

    Hilary Wainwright
    24 ဇူလိုင်လ 2012

    In Greece, a radical left coalition is actively preparing for power in society and in parliament. Hilary Wainwright reports from Athens.

  10. Flower seed



    Statewatch is a non-profit-making voluntary group founded in 1991. It is comprised of lawyers, academics, journalists, researchers and community activists. Its European network of contributors is drawn from 18 countries. Statewatch encourages the publication of investigative journalism and critical research in Europe the fields of the state, justice and home affairs, civil liberties,...

  11. Attac


    ATTAC is an international organization involved in the alter-globalization movement. We oppose neo-liberal globalization and develop social, ecological, and democratic alternatives so as to guarantee fundamental rights for all. Specifically, we fight for the regulation of financial markets, the closure of tax havens, the introduction of global taxes to finance global public goods, the...

  12. Flower seed

    Ander Europa


    Wij zijn niet tegen “Europa”,  maar … “Europa” is  tegen ons! Dit bewustzijn is stilaan aan het doordringen bij een groeiend aantal  mensen, bij vakbonden en sociale bewegingen. Het  heeft lang geduurd, en is bijlange nog niet sterk genoeg in de geesten aanwezig, en dit om allerlei redenen. Veel Europese beslissingen worden ver van de openbaarheid voorbereid in...

  13. Alter EU


    The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) is a coalition of about 200 civil society groups, trade unions, academics and public affairs firms concerned with the increasing influence exerted by corporate lobbyists on the political agenda in Europe, the resulting loss of democracy in EU decision-making and the postponement, weakening, or blockage even, of urgently...

  14. Greece could begin again

    Costas Lapavitsas
    20 ဇွန်လ 2012

    Despite elections, Greece is heading for an exit from the euro, and the rest of the eurozone periphery may follow, precipitating a huge change in the EU. After the crisis, Greece could slowly recover.

  15. Solutions to the EU Crisis: Learning from Latin America

    Interview with Pablo Solon
    20 ဇွန်လ 2012

    Former Bolivian ambassador Pablo Solon speaks of his successes and frustrations in government, what the EU can learn from Latin America in confronting a debt crisis, and warns of the dangers of marketising nature under the guise of a 'green economy.'

  16. Austerity: A recipe for deeper inequality

    Therese Caherty
    05 ဇွန်လ 2012

    Ireland has endured austerity for four years – and we're worse off than when we started. The Austerity Treaty will drive this to another level.

  17. The debt crisis and the fiscal treaty referendum in Ireland

    Andy Storey
    01 ဇွန်လ 2012

    The fiscal treaty was voted on in a referendum in Ireland on 31st May and was approved by a margin of 60% to 40% (with a turnout of barely 50% of eligible voters). To understand the significance of the treaty and the referendum result, it is necessary to understand the origins of the Irish and European debt crises.

  18. Ireland, vote NO for us on 31 May

    18 မေလ 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.

  19. Ireland vote NO for us on 31 May

    15 မေလ 2012

    Solidarity actions are organised across Europe asking the Irish to vote NO for all Europeans in their referendum on the austerity treaty.

  20. For a different Europe

    10 မေလ 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.