Anna Schlidt, Autor em Rosa Luxemburg Foundation

Anna Schlidt

Visit of German President to Chile Raises Colonia Dignidad Issue

“Gauck commits a big error when ignoring the responsibility of the German state in the events that allowed Colonia Dignidad to commit all kinds all kinds of crimes”

Argentina says No to “Free Trade Agreements”

The overall objective is to build a national campaign against the agenda of liberalization. Alcira Argumedo denounced these treaties because they are negotiated in absolute secret and remembered that the FTA agenda implies the rupture of the regional integration processes achieved so far…

More of the same?

“In a broader context of capitalist accumulation, the BRICS are acting based on a logic of competition over natural resources and market access that is imperialist in nature and is taking colonialism back to Africa in modern times”

Socialist Parties in the EU

Let´s take a closer look at the European Left. Which parties are of particular relevance, and where do they stand politically? What is dominant: programmatic parallels or national differences? How was the Left able to organize on the European scale?

The island is an island again

The Brexit vote will exacerbate the centrifugal forces in Europe and intensify right-wing hegemony. On Twitter people are stating, «Look who’s clapping», while pointing to Marine Le Pen, Donald Trump and Geert Wilders. Clearly then, there is a strong possibility that nationalism and xenophobia will become stronger in Europe…

Platform Cooperativism

Among all the problems with 21st-century work — the ballooning of the low wage service sector, economic inequality, the crumbling of worker rights — the main problem really is that there are so few realistic alternatives.

… but there are alternatives to capitalism

There are already thousands of initiatives practicing elements of such socio-ecological transformation: the reclamation of indigenous territories and ways of life in the Americas, the Zapatista and Kurdish movements for self-governance, solidarity economies, producer cooperatives…

TRUSS – (TRELIÇA)

Residents in Santa Cruz, in Rio, Brazil, have been suffered the consequences of ThyssenKrupp Companhia Siderúrgica do Atlântico (TKCSA) for more than ten years.

Take the ports!

In the so-called large emerging economies of the South – in particular the BRICS countries – globalization’s imperative has been export-led growth, and these countries’ port cities have served as the platforms for this development strategy

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