Economy

13.07.2021.
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Online & Skopje, North Macedonia
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CLIMATE JUSTICE IN AN AGE OF UNBRIDLED CAPITALISM

«Climate justice in an age of unbridled capitalism: Establishing a unified front through eco-socialism, Marxist feminism and critiques of authoritarianism»

Date & Place: 10-12th of September 2021, Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities – Skopje, North Macedonia

Lecturers: Blair Taylor, Zdravko Saveski, Ivana Dragshich, Yavor Tarinski

ART AND CULTURAL WORKERS CONGRESS

The proverbial prestige of artists and cultural workers skilfully conceals the nature of work in this field, dominated by unrecognized and unpaid work. Where, until recently, there were stable jobs, atypical forms of work prevail today, and with them a growing reserve army of cheap labor. A neoliberal invention, 'project culture' - quite contrary to the discourse in which it proclaims 'democratization' and 'decentralization' - has profoundly transformed the role of art and culture in society.

THE LEGACY OF SOCIALISM AFTER NEOLIBERAL CRISIS

Austerity Measures and Gender Equality in Slovenia
The study »The Legacy of Socialism after Neoliberal Crisis: Austerity Measures and Gender Equality in Slovenia« is a reflection on and an analysis of the consequences austerity measures had for the lives of women and for gender equality in Slovenia after the economic crises in 2008.

The Non-Aligned Movement & Socialist Yugoslavia

Exploring social, cultural, political and economic imaginaries / Tuesday 23 February – Friday 26 February 2021 / 15.30 – 18.00 CET

ONLINE DIALOGUES

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.
05.06.2019.
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BETWEEN FORM AND REALITY

Shadow Report on the Implementation of the Strategy for Social Inclusion of Roma Women and Men in the Republic of Serbia
Roma Forum Serbia, for the third year in a row, organizes political education workshops that critically address the question of the institutional framework of inclusion of Roma in the Republic of Serbia.

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.