Education Working Group Education plays an important role for training citizens and consequently for the society’s collective consciousness. Nowadays, the neo-liberal objective is to shape women and men interested only by themselves. Education is strongly utilitarian, subjected to free-market imperatives, and above all centred on skills allowing for a quick adaptation to new situations in a competitive economy.
Before the meeting of the Eurogroup Gregor Gysi, President of the Party of the European Left, explains: “Before the important elections in the Netherlands, France and Germany the pressure on the Greek government shall rise. The German Finance Minister Schäuble is still playing the hardliner, including dangerous mind games regarding an euro-exit of Greece and demands on a further exacerbation of the austerity policy. Reasonable are other steps: the ongoing programme review has to be finished as soon as possible, without IMF if needed.
A delegation of the Party of the European Left (EL), headed by its Vice-Presidents Maite Mola and Margarita Mileva, along with the President of the Portuguese Bloco de Esquerda, Catarina Martins, among others, took part in the tribute that the Left around the world pays to Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, every second Sunday of January in Berlin.
With a great popular participation (65,5% of voters), the majority of the Italian people has rejected the authoritarian attempt to reform the Constitution carried out by Renzi’s government. No prevailed with 59,1% of votes. (19.419.507 votes against 13.432.208).