In the morning of August 27th Margarita Murillo was on her way to cultivate a piece of land in Villanueva, Cortes in the Northern part of Honduras. There she was met by three men wearing ski-masks and shot down on the spot.
The NATO rearms and the European Union plays an increased imperialist and subordinated role towards the United States
Peace was the motto of the 9th edition of the Summer University of the Party of the European Left (EL) in Germany, the place chosen for this international meeting, on the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the World War I and the 75th of World War II. In fact, peace is also one of the six axes of the programmatic platform adopted at the IV EL Congress last December.
September 4-5 there will be a NATO summit in Wales. On the agenda is a demand for all NATO countries to raise military budgets to at least 2% of the GDP. This is the direct preparation for an increased aggressive use of NATO military all over the world and the beginning of a new arms race.
The NATO and its member states cooperate and support other states in preparing and perpetrating wars of aggression.
EL Summer University 2014: The transformation has to be done in two levels, the national and the European one
The Summer University of the Party of the European Left started with a working day on the issue of Austerity, struggles and left alternatives. Steffen Lehndorff, from Transform! Europe, was in charge of introducing the conference “The impact of crisis and austerity on the European countries”, with a diagnosis of the situation in order to open the debate in different seminars and workshops which took place during the whole afternoon.