Say no to the attack on social and democratic rights in Europe!
The financial crisis has caused a substantial increase in public debt. Instead of sending the bill to the banking and financial services industry, European governments and the European Commission plan to make ordinary citizens pay: workers, families, young people - people like you!
The euro crisis has become the occasion to set up a neoliberal "economic governance" which will impose austerity measures in the different European countries for the next years. At the same time, the European Commission will be given enormous power to implement burdensome financial sanctions on countries which do not adopt such painful measures.
There are though many alternatives to this neoliberal austerity package - such as the introduction of a financial transaction tax, or the regulation of financial markets.
It is time to say no!
Attac investigation shows: EU crisis management policy saves banks, not the general population Since March 2010, the European Union (EU) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have applied 23 tranches comprising €206,9 billion to the so-called "Greek bail-out". They have however provided hardly any documentation on the exact usage of those huge amounts of public funds. ATTAC Austria has
Stop „Troika for everyone“ – No to a pact on competitiveness! Time is running out. The European Council wants to formulate a pact for „competitiveness and convergence” at their summit in late June 2013. Such a decree would lay the foundation for a possible extension of the crisis policy that has already been enacted in Greece, Spain and Portugal to each member state of the EU. This crisis policy
To this date 4578 organizations registered to participate in the activities of the WSF, in addition to 20.000 participants from 127 countries spanning the five continents. The activities of the WSF will be organized during five days with 1000 workshops, 70 musical shows, 100 films projection in addition to 50 exhibitions and more activities in the programme... The main activities of the WSF will
Our Democracy against their austerity! 'For a European Spring' is a call for actions, strikes and demonstrations all over Europe on the 13th of March, and for a pan-European demonstration and creative actions in the city of Brussels on the 14th of March. It is targeted at the EU Spring Summit, where leaders from across the continent will assemble on the 14th and 15 to strengthen the European
We, the European Attac Network (EAN), which met in Lisbon on 11th - 13th January, wish express our solidarity with the Irish people and the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) in the struggles against the unfair debt burden put on the shoulders of the Irish people. On the 9th of February when you are on the streets we are with you. The socializing of the debt caused by the reckless speculation
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