Left MEPs welcome rejection of proposal on GMOs


MEPs from the United Left Group/Nordic Green Left have welcomed thus week’s rejection by the European Parliament Environment Committee of a European Commi

Let’s Develop a Plan B for Europe!


Many in Europe had put great hopes in the election of Alexis Tsipras as Greek Prime Minister.

A Wonderful Parade Against TTIP


It was a day to remember, a date for the record books!  It marked a surprising development in German politics!  And who said Germans don't like protest marches or demonstrations?  Th

The fall of the European Empire


The current crisis in global capitalism, especially as it is affecting the European Union, might now mean that his values and analysis, which were always relevant but peripheral, might now take cen

Left MEPs - “We want a dignified EU solution and policy for refugees and migrants”


The United European Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL), the European Parliament’s only real left group, has issued a strong condemnation of statements by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán as well

TTIP - a corporate lobbying paradise


When preparing the mandate for the negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), and in the first important months of the talks themselves (January 2012 to February 201

The European Project has always been to further capitalism, not to foster peace


My appreciation of Syriza has not really changed since the Greek capitulation to the Brussels-Frankfurt Gang.

The Middle Passage

For the refugees pouring into Europe, their journeys can be just as deadly as the war zones they're fleeing

Peter, a Sierra Leone migrant living in Hungary, is one of the lucky ones. He has a job. He has a supportive community of friends.

The left in Europe must draw the lessons from Syriza’s defeat


On 12th July what for the time being was the final act of the Greek tragedy came to an end. The hope that the left government could lighten the appalling lot of the people had not been realised.

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