Grunge textured flag of Turkey on vintage paper by Nicolas Raymond /Flick. https://goo.gl/tvPyA6
29 June 2016

European Left in solidarity with Turkish people, victim of the bellicose politics of Erdogan

The Party of the European Left condemns the attack perpetrated last night in the airport of Istanbul, already claimed by the Islamic Army, that caused 36 deaths and more than 140 people injured. We send our condolences and solidarity to families, friends and all affected by this attack, and by extension to all Turkish people who suffered strong terrorist attacks in the past years. The biggest one occurred in October 2015 against pacifist and progressive forces claiming for peace in Ankara. More than 200 people were killed.

 

28 June 2016

European Left applauds peace agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC

The Party of the European Left salutes de commitment expressed by the National Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) on the past 23rd of June, to proscribe “the use of weapons in the exercise of politics and work together to achieve a national consensus in which all political, economic and social sectors engage in an exercise of politics in which the values of democracy, the interchange of ideas and civilized debate prevail”.

19 June 2016

Pierre Laurent: “He have to put wealth in service of another kind of development”

“We have to restructure the debt so the majority of the peoples of Europe can reactivate and mobilize the money to objectives other than the financial adjustments”. Within those objectives is to “put the wealth of our society in service of another kind of development”, with a massive public investment, sustainable and respectful to the environment”, explained Pierre Laurent.

18 June 2016

Italian leader Paolo Ferrero calls on the deconstruction of debt narrative

Paolo Ferrero, Secretary-General of the Communist Refoundation Party (PRC), was the host of the Seminar for a European Debt Conference, organized by his party together with the European Left. After coordinating the debates of the session, he closed the presentations and round tables with a call to deconstruct the debt narrative and clearing the mind of the speeches saying there is no money “because if we allow to be brainwashed with those theories we cannot win the battle”.

17 June 2016

European Left starts working on a European Conference on Debt

Proposals to fight the debt, used as a political weapon against the people