Portugal appears to
be saying goodbye to an implacable crisis. Beyond its shaky economic recovery,
the political and social relevance of the current ongoing debate on austerity should
be acknowledged. Português Español
Portugal parece estar dejando
atrás una crisis implacable. Más allá de una recuperación económica inestable,
es importante fijarse en la relevancia política
y social del actual debate sobre la austeridad. EnglishPortuguês
Greek anti-trafficking legislation, which applies to traffickers and solidarity-motivated volunteers alike, reflects the current trend in Europe: refugees are dehumanised and treated as objects to be managed by the state.
"Dear Yanis, a couple of weeks ago, you issued an invitation for the founding of a Pan-European movement against austerity. Since then, I’ve been thinking to respond to you about this in an open letter."
In the year since they came to power, Syriza have all but capitulated on their radical economic program. But what happened to other 'leftist' issues such as church-state relations, minority rights and the military?
#ThisIsACoup, a four-part documentary series
that sets out to ‘tell the story of how the European Union destroyed the first
radical left government in modern history’, premiered on Tuesday. An interview.
O campo de refugiados de Idomeni foi, durante as últimas três semanas, o epicentro do conflito da entrada dos refugiados na Europa. A distinção feita na fronteira entre migrantes e refugiados fez a violência escalar. English.
Social movements face 3 challenges:
the symbolic challenge of constructing a new subject; the
material challenge of mobilizing limited resources; and the strategic challenge
of influencing a very closed political system. Español.