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FLAT TAX OR DEMOCRACY?

Towards a Progressive Tax Reform in Bulgaria
In 2008, Bulgaria introduced a flat tax rate of 10% on income and corporate profits. Together with the absence of tax breaks for low earners or reduced VAT rates for basic amenities, this makes Bulgaria's tax system regressive.

ЖИВОТ С УВРЕЖДАНЕ В ТРУДОВАТА УТОПИЯ

Oбрази на продуктивизма
At the beginning of 2018 parents of children with disabilities, united by the slogan The System is Killing Us, started a series of protests in the Bulgarian capital.

The Work of Mourning and the Work of Solidarity

Notes on political activism in Bosnia and Herzegovina
In this article I seek to bring together some insights of living and working on what is called «social justice» in post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina as an academic, artist, and practicing psychoanalyst.

EXPLOITATION & RESISTANCE

Labour in Three Subcontracting Industries
Among European Union member-states, Bulgaria has the highest proportion of people who live in severe material deprivation, and it also tops the rankings on income inequality.

FEMINIST IS THE COLOUR OF THE NEW CLASS STRUGGLE

Feminist Class Politics - Exchanging Theory And Practice | Belgrade | September 30th - October 4th
The massive women's strikes and marches, which have taken place all over the world in recent years, have incited new forms of social movements. The immense scale of women’s mobilisations, with their constitutive class, antiracist and LGBT+ dimensions, were developed in response to post-crisis measures that exacerbated the lives of many, tightening restrictions on reproductive rights, as well as leading to the rise of the far and populist right. These struggles have opened up space for reflection on and the reorganization of left feminist politics.

Democratic Socialists Advance in Slovenia

Slovenia's recent parliamentary elections brought polarization on both the right and left
The Slovenian parliamentary elections held on 3 June 2018 delivered an unprecedented level of diversity to the country’s parliamentary landscape.

THE LOST REVOLUTION

Women`s Antifascist front. Between Myth and Forgetting
The volume we present to the public is one of the results of many years of work by the comrades of the Crvena Arts and Culture Association on the digitisation of documents to create an Archive of the Antifascist Struggle of the Women of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Yugoslavia.

MAPPING LEFT ACTORS

Slovenia
Since the collapse of the Yugoslav Socialist Federation and Slovenia’s declaration of independence in 1991, the political field in Slovenia has been dominated by liberal and conservative forces.

IDENTITIES. JOURNAL FOR POLITICS, GENDER AND CULTURE

Volume 14, 2017
IDENTITIES is a peer reviewed international journal that seeks to serve as a platform for the theoretical production of Southeastern Europe and enable its visibility and an opening for international debate with authors from both the «intellectual centers» and the «intellectual margins»«««« of the world.

WHOSE REVOLUTION?

«This publication gathers the presentations, as well as the discussions, from the event ‹Whose Revolution?› and is meant to document the analytical momentum after the second anniversary of the #protestiram movement in Macedonia, drawing on analogies and different experiences from the region too.»