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THE NEW RIGHT AND THE OLD LEFT IN SOUTH-EAST EUROPE

In recent years Europe has experienced an unexpected rise in the power and influence of the far-right.

CLIMATE AND ENERGY TRANSITION IN THE BALKANS

While political elites do not even use euphemisms for their practices, mostly corrupted by western European capital, grassroots struggles and left political views on parliamentary levels are seldom (in non-EU countries) if not non-existant (in EU countries). Reason for this is a «shock doctrine».

LIKE A CLAP OF THUNDER

Three essays on Rosa Luxemburg
Ankica Čakardić’s monograph Like a Clap of Thunder is an extremely valuable, powerful and above all inspiring triptych of sharp and energetic philosophical-political essays on Rosa Luxemburg

PRECARIOUS IN CAPITALIST CULTURE

The symposium focused on the topic of precarious conditions that workers are facing in today’s capitalist world in order to exchange experiences, discuss existing models and share strategies for labor organization in culture and art and concerning possibilities of transnational organization.
29.11.2019
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Kino Kultura, Skopje
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PRECARIOUS IN CAPITALIST CULTURE

Should we continue living like this?
SYMPOSIUM ON THINKING THE FUTURE FROM A LABOR PERSPECTIVE | 29 - 30 NOVEMBER 2019 Curated by Ivana Vaseva Speakers: Antonia Alampi, Kristina Ampeva, Corina L. Apostol, Djordje Balmazović, Karla Crnčević, Iliana Fokianaki, Vladan Jeremić, Filip Jovanovski, Violeta Kachakova, Biljana Tanurovska – Kjulavkovski, Krunoslav Stojaković, Tara Rukeci,...

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.