Watch the full video with our guest, Katarina Peović, Assistant Professor at Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Cultural Studies, Rijeka, Croatia.
The Corona-virus has hit the EU unprepared, but in different ways and with different effects depending on the countries. Most severe were the effects on those countries whose healthcare and social systems have been emaciated by decades of austerity policies. Thus, the pandemic has increased inequalities not only inside the states but also between the Member States of the EU. This presents the parties of the radical left with a challenge and calls for a re-examination of their strategies.
Katarina Peović, is Assistant Professor at Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Cultural Studies, Rijeka, Croatia. She holds a BA and masters degree in Comparative literature and MA and Ph.D. of Faculty of Philosophy Zagreb. She has written on the relation of contemporary technology and philosophy. Peović is a member of the left Croatian party Worker’s Front, which successfully ran as part of the green-left coalition Možemo! in the parliamentary elections of 5 July 2020. Možemo! received 7 percent of the vote and she became the first anti-capitalist MP in the Croatian Parliament.
, “European Integration and the Strategic Perspectives of the Radical Left” programme.
The interview will be conducted in English.
Interview with Katarina Peović: “The left is now in Croatia’s parliament and defends the working people.” (July 2020)