Finland’s Election

“Better know your neighbour” is the motto of our newly started election series. This Sunday, European Alternatives Berlin invited Finns and non-Finns alike to watch the elections of our neighbour in the North together. What are the main parties and their…

A tennis court oath for Europe

This article is originally published on openDemocracy Europe has historically been a beacon of political experimentation. Has it now become structurally unfit for change? European modernity has been defined by the struggle of competing economic and political models, both within…

European checkmate: democracy at gunpoint

European Alternatives Position “There is no alternative” is an imposture commonly used to cover with a mantle of inevitability clearly partisan economic decisions. Rarely has this false refrain sounded so convincing to so many people as when the governments of…

Genoa 2011 for another Europe

The following statement was jointly written by organisations and movements, including European Alternatives, meeting in Genoa in the context of the 10th anniversary of the 2001 G8 meeting “People of Europe rise up”: this has been the refrain of protests…