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What We Share: A Commons- Intergroup takes off in the EU Parliament NEW
European Alternatives 5 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Guest contributor Sophie Bloemen of the Commons Network writes about the recently launched European Parliament Commons Intergroup. European Alternatives is a longstanding supporter of the commons having worked toward a European Charter of the Commons...
A tennis court oath for Europe NEW
European Alternatives 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 40 Minutes ago
This article is originally published on openDemocracy Europe has historically been a beacon of political experimentation. Has it now become structurally unfit for change? European modernity has been defined by the struggle of competing economic and p...
Blockupy transnational actions confirmed NEW
European Alternatives 1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
On March 18th 2015 in Frankfurt movements from across Europe will meet to call for an alternative economic policy for the continent. The emergence of transnational movements is an important development in the construction of a united politi...
Greece: It’s the politics, stupid NEW
European Alternatives 1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
The Greek debt debate is about more than Greek debt. If it were just about Greek debt, it would have been largely solved already: debt of the Greek state is only 3 per cent of Eurozone GDP, and almost everyone agrees that some sort of further restruc...
Tania Bruguera speaks out NEW
European Alternatives 1 Month, 1 Week, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Tania Bruguera, artist and member of the European Alternatives’ Advisory Board, spoke to the media about her detention by Cuban authorities following organisation of a performance in Havana.  Recently we published an article on the arrest...
Mapping below the radar activists NEW
European Alternatives 1 Month, 1 Week, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Today in London, European Alternatives Trustee Noel Hatch and researcher Maria Botello presented the findings of a year-long research project to map how below the radar organisations utilise crowdfunding platforms. Botello and Hatch’s research...
Not in our name: The Mediterranean kills over EU disagreement NEW
European Alternatives 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
We call on all European leaders meeting in Brussels to raise as matter of urgency the necessity of a joint European mission to avoid the perpetuation of such horror.
Let’s talk about utopia NEW
European Alternatives 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
What is utopia? What does it mean to change utopia now? Is the role of the artist to destroy the current failing utopias or is the it to create new utopias. Which is the difference in the creation and perception of utopia between China and Europe? Ho...
European Alternatives 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 12 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
A launching press conference will take place on 3 February from 13:30 to 14:00 in the European Parliament press conference room (PHS 0A50), Brussels, in the presence of Sylvie Guillaume MEP, European Parliament Vice-President responsible for Citizens...
Citi-rights Europe is up and running! NEW
European Alternatives 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 13 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
We are happy to inform you that our new Transeuropean project – Citi-rights Europe, funded by the European Commission, DG Justice – has started its activities. European Alternatives will be working with 11 partners from all over the conti...
Ulrich Beck: The necessity of a cosmopolitan outlook NEW
European Alternatives 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 8 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Ulrich Beck died on the 1st January 2015. As a tribute to his cosmopolitan thinking and utopianism for Europe, we here republish an interview he gave to European Alternatives in 2010, which seems all the more pertinent today with the rise of anti-imm...
Free Tania Bruguera NEW
European Alternatives 2 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Artist, campaigner and member of European Alternatives’ advisory board, Tania Bruguera appears to have been arrested on the 30th December 2014 in Cuba for organizing an art performance on Revolution Square in Havana, which would be an open mic...
When in Rome – Transnational Dialogues 2014 NEW
European Alternatives 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 25 Minutes ago
Rachel Marsden's Words: a comprehensive overview of the closing event of Transnational Dialogues 2014 held at the MAXXI, Rome.
A parable of Maps and Europe’s future NEW
European Alternatives 4 Months, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Jorge Louis Borges – the most European of writers in all but place of birth – tells the story of an Empire in which the people were so fond of cartography that they created a life-sized map of the Empire.
Hungary: a shrinking civic space – a dilemma for Europe? NEW
European Alternatives 4 Months, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
The recent developments which have been reported in Hungary risk violating basic human rights such as right to liberty, freedom of association, freedom of expression and information as well as freedom of the press and wider media, and are becoming in...
Our support for a strong Intergroup on Anti-racism in the European Parliament NEW
European Alternatives 4 Months, 5 Days, 15 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
As a transnational organisation which is part of a wider coalition supporting the re-establishment of a strong Intergroup on Anti-racism and Diversity (ARDI) for the 8th European Parliament legislature, we attach great importance to mainstreaming rac...
We Need Hybrid Spaces to Build Alternatives NEW
European Alternatives 4 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Beppe Caccia: We need to build hybrid spaces within which to reverse the unequal balance in social powers. 2015 presents us with two opportunities to put exactly this into practice.
Transnational Dialogues Journal 2014 NEW
European Alternatives 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Transnational Dialogues Journal 2014 is a journal in English, Chinese and Portuguese that presents articles from philosophers, curators, policy makers and artists.
Public and Collective Making NEW
European Alternatives 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Laura Sobral's decision to make a regular, performative occupation of the Largo da Batata, in São Paulo. Article originally published in the Transnational Dialogues 2014 Journal.
Orbán’s trick NEW
European Alternatives 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
After mass protests against the internet tax in Hungary, PM Orbán's comments on the issue were interpreted by international media as a retreat and victory for democracy. They were wrong.