Movement for Freedom

Movement for Freedom was established in 2004 as an independent, non-partisan, and self-organized worker-peasant organization which advocates for greater social rights, the decentralization of government and the economy, and a greater degree of citizen self-management. Movement for Freedom supports, organizes, and connects the struggles of workers and...

Collective for Social Interventions

Collective for Social Interventions  (KOI) represents Social Center Xaspel, which was formed in May 2010 in Sofia as one of the first initiatives of its kind in Bulgaria. It is a platform which offers space for various progressive social, ecological, and political groups from Bulgaria as well as an initiative for free education about social and political...

Institute for Social Sciences and Humanities

Institute for Social Sciences and Humanities (ISSH) established in 2012 in Skoplje, Macedonia as an academic institute. Dedicated to a politically-oriented analysis of complex political currents in Macedonia conditioned by a European context. ISSH publishes the academic-activist philosophy journal IDENTITIES, which features the writing of outstanding...

Institute for Labor Studies

Institute for Labor Studies  (IDŠ) was established in 2012 by members of the Workers and Punks University. At the moment it includes more than 20 Marxist-inclined students, activists, and researchers. IDS has the mission to rehabilitate a Marxist critique of political economy in the Slovenian academy and public discourse and to establish a socialist...

Institute for Critique and Social Emancipation

Institute for Critique and Social Emancipation (ICSE) was established in 2014 in Tirana, Albania as a non-profit organization. ICSE was founded as support for the political platform „Organized Politics“, developed in 2011 as the result of monthly demonstrations against electoral manipulation in Albania. With the goal of realizing political education...

Center for Labor Studies

Center for Labor Studies  (CRS) was established in 2012 with headquarters in Zagreb, Croatia. It is dedicated to the theoretical problematization of intellectual and political voids which were opened by 'cleansing' academic spaces and public discussions of all remnants of a Marxist theoretical tradition. CRS hopes to contribute a reaffirmation of...


CriticAtac was formed in 2010 in Bucharest, Romania as a politial and intellectual group. The main activity of the group is the platform LeftEast, which is a daily publication of texts covering a broad thematic scope. The aim of the platform is to offer informative and critical perspectives on current events and to situate itself in the process of...

Center for Politics of Emancipation

Center for Politics of Emancipation (CPE) was established in 2011 in Belgrade. CPE is dedicated to promoting political and economic concepts with the aim of putting an end to the social inequality created as a byproduct of capitalist society. CPE insists on stimulating the struggle for direct democracy in politics and economics with the goal of building a...
Zagreb, Croatia

Capital, the State and European Integration

Seminar, 17 - 19 October 2015
Until too long ago, even amongst parts of the left the historic decline of the relevance of the state was taken as a 'given'. Under the umbrella of 'globalization theory' far-reaching proclamations on deep tectonic shifts were the height of fashion. At closer inspection, however, the impatiently sweeping character of many such generalizations more often...
Bucharest, Romania

CriticFest: Nature - Protests - Arts

Festival, 15 - 17 May 2014

CriticFest took place between May 15 and May 17, at Spațiul Platforma (the annex of the Romanian Contemporary Art Museum) in Bucharest. The presentations were framed by the connections between art, nature and capitalistic property relations.