Extra-Syriza left calls for debt default
22/02/2015 MARS (Left Front Co-operation)
The SYRIZA-ANELL government succumbs to the demands of EU and paves the way for a new Memorandum
German austerity dictate proves impossibility of “social Europe”
21/02/2015 by Wilhelm Langthaler
The Brussels agreement to extend the EU programme for Greece means a humiliating defeat for the Sýriza government. Their attempts to rally support within the union’s governments miserably failed. The German imposition uncompromisingly defending the narrow interests of the financial oligarchy prevailed bearing witness of the impossibility of a social turn within the power structures of the EU. Game over? We believe that there remains a possibility to thwart the EU starvation programme.
Public statement of Paremvasi regarding the Greek elections of the 25th of January 2015
10/02/2015
The anti-Euro coalition Antarsya-Mars scored 0.64% in the last election. Following we publish an evaluation by one component of the coalition.
A strong signal against EU austerity – let’s prepare the break with the oligarchy
29/01/2015
Together with millions and millions of people in all European countries we rejoice greatly in the electoral success of Sýriza. It is a shot across the bows of the ruling elites in Brussels and Berlin, a sign of resistance against the neo-liberal impoverishment policies. Sýriza is simply a sign of hope for change.
International alliance of democratic forces opposing the Euro
28/01/2015
Right on the weekend of the historic elections in Greece opposition forces against the Euro regime from across the continent met in Rome. The goal was to strengthen the co-ordination set up already in August 2014 in Assisi.
International meeting Rome, 24-25 Jan 2015
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The default of Lehman Brother in September 2008 rocked the global neo-liberal system which is characterised by the absolute predominance of the speculative and predatory finance striving to dismantle the gains achieved by the popular masses after the WWII.
Several leaders from European progressive organizations come out in favour of withdrawal from the euro and the European Union
30/08/2014
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The National Coordination of the Italian Left against the Euro held its "European Forum 2014" in Assisi (Italy) from 20 to 24 August 2014 which brought together a large number of participants, including countries in the European Union but also Ukraine and Russia. On this occasion the leaders of several progressive political organizations from within the European Union adopted a declaration in favour of withdrawing from the euro and the European Union.
Conclusive Declaration All Sides Consultation for a Political Solution Vienna
21/03/2014 Initiative for a Political Solution
Participants All Sides Consultation for a Political Solution
Syrians coming from most diverse social, educational, political and national backgrounds have gathered on March 8th and 9th in the Castle of Schlaining, Austria, in the framework of an “All Sides Consultation for a Political Solution in Syria” organized by the International Initiative www.peaceinsyria.org.
Democracy means that also the Muslim Brothers are entitled to enjoy it
21/08/2013 by Wilhelm Langthaler
Coup general Sisi with his main backer Saudi king Abdallah
By the military coup, the cracking down on the Muslim Brothers and the declaration of the state of emergency the generals attempt to restore the rule of the old social and (partially) also political elite. The army has been the central pillar of the global capitalist order in Egypt.
Otherwise Berlin will lead us into disaster
07/05/2013 by Wilhelm Langthaler
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The German elites are dictating Europe extreme austerity. The ideology behind that: salvation comes about by emulating the German export-driven wage-deflationary model. Only by means of such drastic treatment the EU periphery could regain competitiveness. In this way these economies are pushed into deep recession with an unknown end. Dozens of millions of people are forced into unprecedented misery which for decades had been considered overcome for capitalist Europe. Eventually Germany itself will be drawn into the vortex of crisis as it is destroying its own markets. The only solution suggesting itself: dissolving the eurozone.
The common currency was conceived as the final act of the unification of the capitalist elites in the frame of the European Union. The Euro should have sealed the brazen regime of the capitalist oligarchy led by Germany.
Campaign
End Israeli apartheid
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Palestine is the symbolic centre of all conflicts within the imperialist-capitalist world system. It exemplifies that (neo)colonial domination, let alone the grab of land by the West, evokes resistance. The two-state formula “land for peace” (read: partial return of land for the end of resistance) has failed as Israel sticks to its goal to take it all.
Campaign
India wages war on its people
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In Hindi Adivasi means first people and is used also as a self-description. Since the Indo-european settlement the mostly Dravidic Adivasis have been oppressed. They either remain below the Hindu caste system or got integrated at its lowest rank – like untouchables or Dalits. The Indian constitution deliberately avoided the notion Adivasi to ward off possible political claims emanating from the meaning.
Campaign
The murderous embargo must be lifted
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In the Gaza Strip one and a half million people virtually live under siege, behind barbed wire and without a chance to escape this prison camp. The living conditions are unbearable due to a severe shortage of food, medicine and clean water, strictly limited power supply and worsening hygienic conditions. Despite this situation the blockade of the Gaza Strip is tightened and the Israeli Army is launching military actions and bombardments on an almost daily basis. Those who have to suffer are the civilians.
Tahrir popular uprisings at our doors
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In the first years after the formation of the Anti-imperialist Camp we used to hold an annual public summer camp in Assisi, Italy, the last one in 2004. After difficult years we revive this experience this year 2012 on the juncture of the Arab revolt and the Southern European movements against the EU crisis.