Leftist group picks Spanish deputy for EU Parliament presidency

By |junij 26th, 2019|EU top jobs, European Left, European Parliament, GUE/NGL, Marisa Matias, Martin Schirdewan, News, Sira Rego, Spain|

Spanish MEP Sira Rego (United We Can) will stand as the candidate Confederal Group of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left for the presidency of the European Parliament, group sources told EURACTIV. 

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Athens conference puts Greek socialists to the test

By |februar 25th, 2019|EU elections 2019, European Left, Greece, GUE/NGL, News, PASOK, SYRIZA|

A conference organised in Athens by the European Parliament's Socialists and Democrats (S&D) group on 4 March has driven a wedge between left-wing political parties in Greece.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Athens conference puts Greek socialists to the test

Varoufakis: There is no real European Left, I am running against them

By |januar 28th, 2019|EU elections 2019, European Left, News, Podemos, SYRIZA, Yanis Varoufakis|

Yanis Varoufakis, the Spitzenkandidat for leftist Democracy in Europe (DiEM25), told EURACTIV Germany it was “painful” but he would run against the European Left, which is not united and civilised.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Varoufakis: There is no real European Left, I am running against them

Zimmer urges leftist parties to escape from ‘self-isolation’, seek majorities

By |november 9th, 2018|EU elections 2019, European Left, Gabriele Zimmer, GUE/NGL, Jean-Luc Melenchon, News|

The president of leftist group GUE/NGL in the European Parliament urged left-wing parties across Europe on Friday (9 November) to be open-minded and respect mutual differences in order to come up with a joint strategy for achieving majorities in the ne...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Zimmer urges leftist parties to escape from ‘self-isolation’, seek majorities

Britain’s Syriza: Corbyn looks to learn from the Greeks

By |september 25th, 2018|Brexit, Dimitris Tzanakopoulos, European Left, Jeremy Corbyn, News, progressive radicals, radical, Socialism, SYRIZA, United Kingdom|

Amid the brouhaha of Labour’s annual conference and the general bile of the wider Brexit debate, reports have been surfacing on the continent this week as to the future role Jeremy Corbyn would play as the potential prime minister of the United Kingdom.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Britain’s Syriza: Corbyn looks to learn from the Greeks

European left plans to take over the social democrats in EU elections

By |september 25th, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, EU elections 2019, European Left, Gabi Zimmer, GUE/NGL, Italy, Jean-Luc Melenchon, News, Podemos, Portugal, Udo Bullmann|

The Party of the European Left vows to be “the only alternative” to the conservatives and “the real alternative” to the far-right, according to a draft manifesto seen by EURACTIV.com; However, the fragmentation in the leftist family creates barriers.

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GUE leader: Weber represents CSU, which is close to Putin and anti-EU forces

By |september 7th, 2018|2019 European elections, CDU/CSU, CSU, EPP, EPP Group, European Left, Gabriele Zimmer, GUE/NGL, Jean-Luc Melenchon, manfred weber, News|

Manfred Weber’s European Commission presidency bid is “absurd” given that he represents a political party with close links to Vladimir Putin and politicians like Hungary’s Viktor Orbán, who openly question the EU's values, according to leftist chief Gabriele Zimmer.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za GUE leader: Weber represents CSU, which is close to Putin and anti-EU forces