The offensive against the Moncada barracks on the 26th of July 1953 marked the beginning of the Cuban Revolution. The 70th anniversary is a good opportunity to reflect on both the long history and the contemporary updating of Cuba’s system which combines planning and market. Cuba is once again in the spotlight as it continues
MEP Marc Botenga (PTB, Belgium) speaks about workers’ alliances across Europe and why we need more of them, the EU bureaucracy and political culture he witnessed, some fights at the European Parliament with the Commission, PTB’s rise in Belgium and party building. An interview conducted by Loren Balhorn for the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation. The Workers’
The former leader of the Communist Refoundation Party (1994–2006) and former President of the Chamber of Deputies (2006–2008) analyses the evolution of anti-fascism and the Left, and what he sees as the deliberate strategy of Meloni´s government to destroy anti-fascist roots and weaken the Constitution in Italy.
The conference "100 Shades of the EU:The Political Economy of the EU Peripheries between Pandemic and War”, held in April in Trieste, advanced the academic and political discussion initiated by the eponymous study published by transform! europe last year. Our facilitator Roberto Morea spoke to conference organiser Tatiana Moutinho.
‘Russia’s political capitalists waged war in order to survive as a class, to continue accumulating wealth through the exploitation of the state’ – says Volodymyr Ishchenko, a research associate at Freie Universität Berlin. However, this war may equally bring about a fall or a radical transformation of the whole post-Soviet order.
Das 1,5-Grad-Ziel zu erreichen, wird immer schwieriger. Warum es dazu eine transformative Industriepolitik braucht und warum es irrsinnig ist, Uran und Gas als umweltgerechte Energiequellen einzustufen, erklärt Roland Kulke von transform! europe im Gespräch mit Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft Betrieb & Gewerkschaft.
Thinking of unpronounceable volcanoes or brute football fan chants Iceland will pop up in many minds. In contrast it is much less known that a new established socialist party is causing quite a stir. Klemens Herzog (Vienna) was talking to Reykjavík’s socialist city councilor Sanna Magdalena Mörtudóttir about the left potential at the polar circle.