Throughout the whole day economists, sociologists, trade unionists, politicians of the Party of the European Left (EL) and members of social movements of over 20 different countries analyse the causes and consequences of the policy of austerity and the pressure that the payment of debt is causing on the peoples of Europe. The president of the EL, Pierre Laurent, called this big event "an act of democratic construction" which will open an alternative debate with real solutions. He talked about how to face the debt problem in Europe and "how restructuring it to lighten it".
"Together we can put an end to debt and austerity problems in Europe" is the title of the conference that will be held by the Party of the European Left (EL) and Transform! Europe, its political foundation, on April 10, 2014 in Brussels.
Despite the polarization that existed between the ruling party AKP and the opposition CHP in the local elections, the lists of the left Kurdish BDP, which together with allied forces set up the HDP, gathered an estimated result of more than 7%.
The Party of the European Left (EL) congratulates the BDP-HDP for the increase of their lists in the Kurdish areas where the alliance managed to elect the majority of the mayors.
The Party of the European left denounces the "political trial" against 8 trade unionists who participated in a general strike in Madrid
8 years in prison for each accused person are demanded, something that did not happened since Franco's dictatorship
A delegation of leaders of the Party of the European Left (EL) travelled yesterday to Madrid to join the nearly two million people, according to the organizers, which staged one of the most massive and protest demonstrations in recent times.