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29 July 2016

European Left praises fight against budget fines in Portugal and Spain

The Party of the European Left congratulates all forces fighting against the applications of sanctions to Portugal and Spain, which obtained this week the cancelation of the budget fines by the European Commission.


29 July 2016

Foro de São Paulo explains at the EL Summer University the processes of integration in Latin America and the neoliberal counteroffensive

The relations between the Party of the European Left and the Foro de São Paulo consolidate and deepen. An example of that was the participation of Mónica Valente from the Executive Secretary of the Foro de São Paulo in the Summer University of the European Left.
27 July 2016

The left debated about alternatives concerning the future of European integration

This European Union does not satisfy anyone, neither to the transformative left, which debates on another model based on solidarity, nor to the architects of this Europe of austerity working to deepen and consolidate their neoliberal model, limiting more and more the fiscal competencies of its member states.

23 July 2016

EL Summer University kicks-off with a debate about Europe after Brexit

The opening session of the 11th Summer University of the Party of the European Left (EL) took place the past 20th of July in Tuscany, with more than 260 participants from 31 countries. During the four days, Chianciano Terme is the place where the European Left discusses and analyses the latest events, politically, economically and socially, few months before its fourth Congress taking place at the end of the year in Berlin.

19 July 2016

No military coup in Turkey and no civilian coup either

The European Left sharply condemns the attempt of a military coup d’etat in Turkey. This is no way to establish democracy and no way to secure human rights.
At the same time we are very clear in our condemnation of the current arbitrary reprisals against real or presumed enemies of the Erdogan government. The perpetrators of the military coup have to face the judicial consequences of their deeds but the imprisonment of thousands of people on the flimsiest of pretexts is in contravention of the rule of law and creates new divisions in an already fragmented society.