MEPs to evaluate turmoil over Paraguayan coup


German United Left (GUE/NGL) MEP Jürgen Klute will take part in a European Parliament delegation to Paraguay from 16 to 18 July to assess the impeachment of Pres

The Plan


Recently the Nobel Prize winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman wrote an article (New York Times, 25th June 2012) which typifies the centre-left’s critique of the Eurozone cris

Euro Exit?


Interview with Economist Alberto Montero Soler

Solutions to the EU Crisis: Learning from Latin America

In this extract from an interview conducted by the Trans National Institute, former Bolivian ambassador Pablo Solon speaks about what the EU can learn from Latin Am

Spain: A Spiral of Crisis, Cuts and Indignacion


Luke Stobart and Joel Sans

Dutch Socialists: preparing for power?


The Dutch Socialist Party – despite its name, an EU-critical left party – is riding high in the polls and looking forward to the elections on 12th September.

Greece: Political Crisis, the Left and the possibility of a new Historical Bloc


The combination of economic crisis, social devastation and open political crisis in “weak links” of the European Project such as Greece has raised the possibility of social and political change.

Leading by example?


Last month two developments came together to demonstrate how inconsistent Brussels can sometimes be.

Freedom, theirs and ours


A series of rulings in the European Court of Justice over the last few years has put workers’ right to strike in question.

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