News

Social Justice ·

Europe’s housing crisis: Airbnb exacerbates affordability woes

Peace & Solidarity ·

Taking a stand: Parliament finally backs Left’s Gaza ceasefire call

Economic Justice & Environment ·

EU-Chile pact puts profit before people

Democracy & Ethics & Rights & liberties & Social Justice ·

Due diligence failure: a missed opportunity to end corporate impunity

Agriculture and fisheries & Environment ·

MEPs Save Crucial Nature Restoration Law

Employment and workers' rights ·

From exploitation to empowerment: MEPs push for quality traineeships directive

Democracy & Ethics & Employment and workers' rights ·

Ban amazon lobbyists from European Parliament

Employment and workers' rights ·

Shame on EU: Ambassadors block last ditch attempt on Platform Workers Directive

International solidarity & Peace & Solidarity ·

UNRWA: A lifeline for Palestinian refugees that must be maintained

Democracy & Ethics ·

Faschismus ist keine Alternative !

Feminism & Rights and liberties ·

Left secures stronger protection for victims of trafficking

Democracy & Ethics & Economic Justice & European Union & Tax justice ·

Behind Closed Doors: Coalition Pushes Through Draconian Austerity Plan

Shower of Cuts: Social Democrats, Liberals & Right Greenlight Austerity revival

Democracy & Ethics & Social Justice & Tax justice ·

Left slams Belgian EU presidency agenda

Agriculture and fisheries & Consumer rights and food safety ·

Study exposes corporate profiteering from food price crisis

Economic Justice & Tax justice ·

Let's Bust Austerity 2.0

Environment ·

The Climate Summit's Fossil Fiasco: A Call for Radical Action

Employment and workers' rights ·

Uber didn’t get to make the law

Employment and workers' rights & Environment & European Union ·

Critical Raw Materials: Left secures improvements, but problems remain

Environment ·

Before climate change, all people are NOT equal

Environment ·

Global Solidarity for Climate Justice: Left MEPs at COP28 Dubai

Agriculture and fisheries & Environment ·

A Toxic Alliance: Christian Democrats, Liberals, and far-right parties joined forces to dump the pesticide reduction law.

Rights & liberties & Trade ·

End corporate impunity - Left in Geneva to demand respect for human rights

Digital & Energy & Environment ·

STEP: Stop diverting public funds towards private profit

Democracy & Ethics & Feminism ·

Women fighting for abortion on the shortlist for the Sakharov prize

Agriculture and fisheries & Consumer rights and food safety ·

EU countries must permanently ban toxic glyphosate

Agriculture and fisheries & Consumer rights and food safety & Environment ·

LEFT MEPs CONDEMN EUROPEAN COMMISSION'S 'TOXIC' GLYPHOSATE EXTENSION PROPOSAL

Energy & Trade ·

Critical raw materials: the fight continues

Consumer rights and food safety ·

A win for consumers in the cost of greed crisis

Environment ·

Hoekstra Cannot Possibly Fill Timmerman's Shoes

Facts beat disinfo in crucial nature vote

Feminism ·

Parliament votes to combat violence against women and domestic violence

Employment and workers' rights & Right to health & Rights & liberties ·

A victory for workers: EU agrees strong legislation to protect workers from asbestos

Consumer rights and food safety & Environment ·

50/50 split on the Nature Restoration Law - fight goes on

European Union ·

The Left supports Sumar for a progressive Spain with high social & climate ambitions

Rights & liberties ·

World Refugee Day: A crisis of indifference

Rights & liberties ·

Migration policy under scrutiny as MEPs travel to Lampedusa

Employment and workers' rights ·

EU employment ministers bow to corporate lobbies on platform work

Rights & liberties ·

EU ministers seek to end the right to asylum

Peace & Solidarity ·

ASAP: sacrificing social rights for weapons industry spending spree

Employment and workers' rights & Rights & liberties ·

Dear EU labour ministers, will you work for us or for Uber?

Democracy & Ethics ·

European Parliament demands EU action to tackle spyware

Left leaders meet in Brussels ahead of 2024 elections

Employment and workers' rights & Social Justice ·

International Workers' Day: Workers Rising

Feminism ·

Abortion in Poland: women forced to risk their lives

Employment and workers' rights & Social Justice ·

How corporate due diligence legislation could prevent disasters such as Rana Plaza

Environment & Social Justice ·

Climate justice NOW.

Energy & Events ·

Building a new energy model together

Investing in Europe's future.

Brexit ·

Brexit in practice

Energy ·

Big Energy hits jackpot on electricity market reform

Solidarity statement with the People's Democratic Party in Türkiye

Feminism ·

International women’s day: Welcome to the Resisterhood

Feminism & Healthcare and medical products ·

My Choice: the Left's monthly newsletter on free, safe and legal abortion

On the loss of Curzio Maltese

European Union & Foreign Affairs & International solidarity ·

Targeting of MEPs by Parliament services requires immediate investigation

Transparency ·

Ethics and integrity in the European Parliament… where are we at?

Feminism ·

4 reasons why the EU needs to ratify the Istanbul Convention

Israel blocks MEP from official European Parliament visit to Palestine

Democracy & Ethics & Transparency ·

Fighting corruption: 4 ways the European Parliament is breaking its own promises

Rights & liberties ·

European Council ready to eliminate the right to asylum in Europe

Foreign Affairs & International solidarity ·

Peru: Left organises urgent mission to Lima

Employment and workers' rights ·

A win for workers: Parliament faces down corporate lobbies over rights

Agriculture and fisheries ·

Concrete measures needed to defend small-scale fisheries

Democracy & Ethics & Foreign Affairs ·

Iran: Stop executions!

Employment and workers' rights & European Union & Tax justice ·

30 Years of the Single Market: Can I kick it?

Consumer rights and food safety & Feminism ·

Game over: Time to protect online gamers

Democracy & Ethics & European Union ·

Expect resistance - Left sounds alarm as Swedish far-right looms over EU presidency

Foreign Affairs ·

Gender apartheid - Left stands with women in Afghanistan locked out of education

Democracy & Ethics ·

The Left secures debate and vote on #Qatargate

Corruption scandal shaking Parliament requires urgent clarification 

Employment and workers' rights ·

Study demands EU action to defend workers from subcontracting scourge

Democracy & Ethics & European Union & Rights & liberties ·

No EU money for Orban's attacks on democracy 

Energy & Environment ·

Victory! The European Parliament calls for exiting the Energy Charter Treaty!

Energy ·

Five ways EU energy policies just don’t hold up

Environment ·

COP27: Big polluters continue to block ambitious climate targets 

New academic paper on Irish unity in the EU

Environment ·

COP 27: Left demands climate reparations for Global South

In the news ·

The Left Study Days in Ostrava, Czech Republic

Events & Feminism & Foreign Affairs & Peace & Solidarity ·

Afghan women call on EU to act

Democracy & Ethics ·

“No struggle for what you believe in is ever futile”

Equality & Feminism & Healthcare and medical products & Rights & liberties ·

Welcome to Gilead: European Parliament declares Hungary “no longer a democracy”

On Parliament’s Secretary General position & associated misleading media reports

Democracy & Ethics ·

How the European Parliament voted to regulate tech giants

Democracy & Ethics & Rights & liberties ·

Fact-check:  Mitsotakis at the European Parliament

Energy & Environment ·

EU Parliament complicit in greenwashing

Rights & liberties ·

Melilla: Humane migration policy can prevent carnage at EU’s borders

Energy & Environment & Foreign Affairs & Peace & Solidarity & Tax justice & Vaccine Equality ·

G(7)roundhog day?

Democracy & Ethics & Energy & Environment ·

Fit for 55 Vote: Greenwashing and power games

Events & Press Conferences ·

Peace & sovereignty high on agenda for Left gathering in Basque Country

Trade & Vaccine Equality ·

WTO vaccines deal fails millions

Energy & Environment ·

It is five past twelve: vote on the Fit for 55 package exposes massive attacks on climate protection

Employment and workers' rights & Trade ·

No place in the EU for products made by forced labour

Rights & liberties ·

Stop handcuffing solidarity!

Rights & liberties ·

Facing prison for saving lives - sea-rescue NGOs on trial in Italy

Democracy & Ethics & Employment and workers' rights & Energy & European Union & Social Justice & Tax justice ·

Whatever it takes or: the miraculous transformation of Mario Draghi

Democracy & Ethics & European Union ·

Firm action needed to fix Europe’s broken democracy 

Democracy & Ethics & European Union ·

The future EU must be social, ecological & democratic - COFOE

Rights & liberties ·

Long-overdue Frontex Director’s resignation a chance to rethink agency’s role

Rights & liberties ·

Democratization of the internet: Baby-step, giant-step?

Employment and workers' rights & Rights & liberties ·

Corporate due diligence: Business as usual puts people at risk in Commission cop-out

Environment ·

The latest UN assessment on climate change is clear: the time to act is now

Foreign Affairs & International solidarity & Rights & liberties ·

Western Sahara: Only Sahrawis can decide their future

Energy & Environment ·

Five reasons Europe’s response to high energy prices makes no sense 

Rights & liberties ·

Equal rights for all refugees

Peace & Solidarity ·

Our Call for PEACE to end the war in Ukraine

Agriculture and fisheries & Consumer rights and food safety & Environment ·

Food security: EU Commission buckles under lobby pressure

Environment & Social Justice & Vaccine Equality ·

The struggles that may define our generation as pandemic enters third year

Equality & Feminism & Gender equality ·

Re:Sisterhood.

Employment and workers' rights & Rights & liberties ·

Commission human rights due diligence proposal a whitewash

Energy & European Union & Foreign Affairs & Peace & Solidarity ·

Enough war games - the EU must finally act independently & prudently.

Rights & liberties ·

No more excuses - rights must be defended against authoritarian attacks

Rights & liberties ·

Comprehensive inquiry needed into state spyware abuse

Foreign Affairs & International solidarity ·

Left protests Colombian President over human rights record

Foreign Affairs & Rights & liberties ·

Free Palestinian political prisoners in Israel's jails

Energy & Environment & European Union ·

Climate & democracy ditched by Commission “taxonomy” proposal

Energy & Environment ·

Left MEPs demand a science-based taxonomy.

Foreign Affairs & Rights & liberties ·

Denouncing complicity with the illegal blockade of Cuba

Democracy & Ethics & Peace & Solidarity ·

Memory, Dignity and Justice.

Democracy & Ethics & In the news ·

Younous Omarjee re-elected chair of Regional Development committee

Foreign Affairs ·

Russia/Ukraine - de-escalation & dialogue the only way forward

European Union ·

The slogan: "Recovery, power, belonging", the record: arrogance, impotence, scheming

Democracy & Ethics ·

Dimitrios Papadimoulis re-elected Parliament Vice-President

Energy ·

“Energy poverty is not a personal burden, it’s a political failure”

David Sassoli 1956 - 2022

European Union ·

3 ways Macron is using the French EU presidency to serve his reelection campaign

Democracy & Ethics ·

Seguimos, venceremos y será hermoso!

Energy ·

Energy crisis - EU leaders dither as bills soar

Employment and workers' rights & Equality & Gender equality & Social Justice ·

Gender Equality... in 2081?

Rights & liberties ·

Digital Markets Act: a small step towards reining in Big Tech

Rights & liberties ·

Commission Schengen proposals a major setback for fundamental rights

Energy ·

5 reasons we need energy efficiency for all (not just the rich)

Energy ·

“Here people choose whether to die of cold or butane poisoning. Energy is a luxury”

European Union ·

Left nominates Sira Rego for Parliament’s presidency 

Peace & Solidarity & Rights & liberties ·

Profiteering & new border technology

Foreign Affairs ·

US denial of visa to MEP an 'insult' to Parliament

Energy & Environment ·

“Big Business is jeopardising the energy transition”

Trade & Vaccine Equality ·

Parliament piles pressure on EU to back TRIPS Waiver

Energy & Environment ·

State of the Energy Union 2021: how to conceal market fraud

European Union ·

Left reconfirms leadership team for 2024

Rights & liberties ·

Poland/Belarus border: human rights first

Environment ·

Climate disaster: proudly brought to you by Exxon, Shell & Co.

Brexit & International solidarity ·

Our support for the Irish Protocol and Peace Process

Rights & liberties ·

Facebook exposed: 6 truths that Zuckerberg can no longer hide

Foreign Affairs & Social Justice & Vaccine Equality ·

European and Latin American progressives set out shared priorities

Environment & Social Justice ·

Glasgow greenwashed? Left MEPs at COP26 for systemic change

Rights & liberties ·

The Left demands to reconsider the decision to implement the Covid-Certificate in the European Parliament

Tax justice ·

Groundhog Day: The latest tax dodging scandal is above all a political scandal.

Peace & Solidarity ·

Ten years since the Aiete peace conference

Foreign Affairs ·

A plea to free the Sahrawi people

Democracy & Ethics & European Union ·

Left gathers in Slovenia to plan challenge to far-right

European Union ·

Violent campaign of pushbacks intensifies at EU borders

Pandora papers - tax dodgers cannot get off the hook

Rights & liberties ·

Open letter to Domenico "Mimmo" Lucano

Peace & Solidarity ·

Left Co-President in Cyprus for peace march

Right to health & Vaccine Equality ·

Why is the European Union blocking Vaccine Equality?

Environment ·

Rise up before the sea does - Photo competition

Foreign Affairs ·

Afghanistan: smoke and mirrors for a Fortress Europe that locks its doors

Rights & liberties ·

Sahrawi human rights defender nominated for Sakharov

European Union ·

The REAL State of the European Union

7 ways VDL could address the REAL SOTEU

Foreign Affairs ·

Afghanistan: Europe cannot look the other way

Democracy & Ethics & Foreign Affairs ·

Protection of asylum seekers fleeing Afghanistan must be top priority

Employment and workers' rights ·

Posted workers' rights need strict enforcement

European Union & Rights & liberties ·

Frontex ignores evidence of pushbacks - European Parliament reports

Foreign Affairs ·

Cuba: end US blockade & interventionism

Environment & Social Justice ·

For a ‘Fit for 2030’ that saves the planet & leaves no one behind

European Union ·

Left regrets Parliament’s latest missteps on migration

Rights & liberties ·

Strong ‘no’ to Hungarian anti-LGBTIQ+ law from MEPs

Tax justice ·

How “profit shifting” lets multinationals drain public coffers - new study

Foreign Affairs ·

EU-Turkey 'positive agenda’ has failed

European Union ·

Slovenian far right government assumes EU Council presidency

Brexit ·

Left criticises British government attempt to renegotiate Irish Protocol

Environment ·

Left MEPs won’t support hollow Climate Law

European Union ·

Frontex cannot keep evading scrutiny

Equality & Gender equality & Healthcare and medical products & Right to health ·

Pandemic patriarchy - countering the far right’s war on women

Foreign Affairs ·

EU summit must act to halt Erdogan’s onslaught on democracy

Democracy & Ethics ·

Future of Europe clouded by parody of reform

Peace & Solidarity ·

European Defence Fund: immoral & illegal

Rights & liberties ·

Commission must act against Denmark’s violation of right to international protection

Vaccine Equality ·

Europe’s Choice: The people or Big Pharma

Vaccine Equality ·

#VaccineEquality must-reads!

Rights & liberties ·

Lawyers against Frontex must be heard by Parliament’s scrutiny working group

Rights & liberties ·

Human rights must be front and centre in response to the humanitarian situation in Ceuta

Right to health & Vaccine Equality ·

Parliament’s vital vote to waive Covid-19 vaccine patents

Foreign Affairs ·

Parliament rewards Turkey despite provocations & violations

Right to health & Vaccine Equality ·

Health before profit! The world must learn lessons of HIV/AIDS response

Tax justice ·

‘Amazon Method’ of tax dodging exposed in new research

Vaccine Equality ·

Big Pharma strikes back: right & liberals delay MEP vote on TRIPS waiver

Foreign Affairs ·

EU complicity with oppression of Palestinians fuels violent impunity

Democracy & Ethics ·

Future of Europe conference must leave squabbling behind & listen to citizens

Right to health & Vaccine Equality ·

Commission dithers over vaccine patents as inaction continues to kill

Employment and workers' rights ·

For employment with rights, for social rights

Employment and workers' rights ·

Celebrating workers’ enduring struggle for rights, equality, dignity

Peace & Solidarity ·

Huge win for EU arms lobby amidst social emergency

Employment and workers' rights ·

Porto Summit must centre the EU as a social project

Rights & liberties ·

‘A message of democracy’ - Neo-Nazi’s immunity lifted by MEPs

Democracy & Ethics ·

Left condemns far-right death threats against Iglesias 

Environment ·

Europe falls short of science with weak climate law deal

Democracy & Ethics ·

Future of Europe conference must redress EU's widening chasm with citizens

Peace & Solidarity ·

Left calls for rejection of violence after unrest in Belfast

Rights & liberties ·

EU chiefs’ shameless cosying up to Erdogan condemned

Right to health & Vaccine Equality ·

Our health is not for sale: time for #VaccineEquality

Vaccine Equality ·

Q&A - It is time for #VaccineEquality! Join The Left’s campaign for global access to Covid-19 vaccines

Rights & liberties ·

Left supports resolution to uphold rule of law in EU

Foreign Affairs ·

Stop Erdogan's crackdown – Solidarity with the HDP & democratic forces in Turkey

Rights & liberties ·

Frontex Management Board dodge MEP questions 

Democracy & Ethics ·

Future of Europe conference will either be popular or pointless

European Union ·

Greater support from cohesion fund needed for local communities - new study

Foreign Affairs ·

EU must support investigation into Israel war crimes

Gender equality ·

IWD 2021 marks feminist fightback in struggle for women’s rights

Gender equality ·

Feminist Forum shines light on women on the front line against Covid-19

Brexit ·

EU must not be fooled by British over grace periods extension

Right to health & Vaccine Equality ·

Patents in spotlight as Left confronts Big Pharma over intellectual property

Unprecedented challenges require sustainable & inclusive action

Democracy & Ethics ·

EU must condemn Erdogan’s relentless assault on HDP parliamentarians

Rights & liberties ·

Legal action against Frontex welcomed by Left MEPs

Democracy & Ethics ·

Regulating Big Tech & social media platforms: long overdue or a threat to freedom of expression?

European Union & Vaccine Equality ·

VDL to appear before Left group as vaccines debacle boils over

European Union & Vaccine Equality ·

Left calls for parliamentary committee to investigate EU vaccines scandal

Right to health & Vaccine Equality ·

Left MEPs extend VDL invitation to explain vaccine fiasco

Right to health ·

EU urged to act over Israel’s refusal to vaccinate Palestinians

Rights & liberties ·

Frontex’s alleged violations to be probed by new permanent scrutiny group

Right to health & Vaccine Equality ·

Commission’s bungled vaccine rollout spells disaster for EU citizens

Equality ·

EU should heed Parliament’s call in bettering Gender Equality Strategy

European Union ·

European Parliament must declare a social emergency 

Foreign Affairs ·

New US President has to lead in fight against rising fascism

European Union ·

Use of AI in military drive exposed in new study

Environment & Vaccine Equality ·

EU vaccine contracts must be made public 

Democracy & Ethics & Employment and workers' rights & Environment & Equality & Gender equality & Healthcare and medical products & Peace & Solidarity & Rights & liberties & Social Justice & Tax justice & Vaccine Equality ·

The 9 fights that will define Europe in 2021

Brexit ·

Brexit deal done: it must now deliver on its promises

European Union ·

EU’s long-term budget insufficient in face of unprecedented social & ecological crisis

Employment and workers' rights ·

European Parliament must step in to protect contractors from layoff

Brexit ·

Inexcusable if 'extra mile' on Brexit talks means bypassing EU Parliament

Healthcare and medical products & Vaccine Equality ·

Citizens’ Initiative chance to make cure for pandemic universal public good

European Union ·

Summit to test EU leaders’ commitment to democratic standards

European Union ·

Agreements on Cohesion Policy ensure vital funds for EU regions from 2021

Consumer rights and food safety ·

Report into Airbnb impact on cities calls for strong EU rules to protect housing

Brexit ·

Left group demands full EU Parliament scrutiny of any Brexit deal

Rights & liberties ·

Dignity at heart of Left’s counterproposals to EU Migration Pact

Foreign Affairs & Rights & liberties ·

Our solidarity with the Palestinian people

Equality & European Union & Gender equality & Rights & liberties & Social Justice ·

Women’s struggle to root out violence in Europe

Rights & liberties ·

Self-interests & political games at play in weakening Fundamental Rights report

European Union ·

Turkey must cease hostility at Varosha and resume talks on Cyprus

Foreign Affairs ·

Morocco’s invasion of Western Sahara firmly criticised

Equality & Rights & liberties ·

Orbán’s latest attack on LGBTIQ rights strongly condemned

Rights & liberties ·

5 ways COVID-19 measures have hit democracy & civil liberties

Foreign Affairs ·

US elections: Left congratulates ‘Squad’ & urges EU respect for electoral process

Turkey's aggressive unilateral actions threaten Eastern Mediterranean

Employment and workers' rights ·

Stop the attacks on Polish women's rights

Rights & liberties ·

Frontex chief must be sacked after migrant pushback exposé

Agriculture and fisheries ·

Rejection of the CAP proposal is a matter of survival for farmers and our planet

Foreign Affairs ·

Bolivia elections a people's victory against right wing coup

Agriculture and fisheries ·

Grand coalition anti-democratic move to undermine CAP

Turkey must cease interfering in Turkish-Cypriot leadership vote

Rights & liberties ·

GUE/NGL to broadcast ‘Journalists, Whistleblowers and Defenders of the Right to Information’ award ceremony

Environment & Rights & liberties ·

MEPs chat to Honduran environmental activists

Illegal provocation - Turkey's divisive move in Varosha, Cyprus

Rights & liberties ·

Verdict on trial of Golden Dawn neo-Nazis - Guilty!

Environment ·

Left pushes Parliament to more ambitious emissions cuts

Eight ways Wirecard exposed cosy ties between auditors, big business, & political elites

Environment & Rights & liberties ·

Making illegality legal - elites against indigenous environmental activists in Honduras

Brexit ·

British government must stop playing games following EU legal action

Agriculture and fisheries ·

Right-wing EPP to let agribusiness hobble the new CAP

Foreign Affairs ·

Turkey must end repression against the democratic opposition

European Union ·

Why we are boycotting the conflicts of interest hearing of Commissioner-designates

Rights & liberties ·

Migration Pact puts deportation front and centre in authoritarian drift

Healthcare and medical products ·

Serious questions remain following EP hearing with pharmaceutical companies

Foreign Affairs & Peace & Solidarity ·

Colombia: International Conference for the Implementation of the Peace Agreement

Employment and workers' rights ·

Solidarity with Airbus workers threatened by job losses

Brexit ·

International community must safeguard Good Friday Agreement from British attacks

Rights & liberties ·

MEPs step up to defend minorities & women in Poland

Rights & liberties ·

Left MEPs en route to Moria to show solidarity with the displaced

Rights & liberties ·

Left MEPs back Berta Cáceres and Guapinol activists for Sakharov Prize

Environment ·

Fossil fuels have no place in EU regions’ green transition 

European Union ·

Style or substance? 6 key ideas missing from VDL’s State of the EU speech

European Union ·

VDL badly needs reality check over real state of Union

European Union ·

The Real state of the EU - Live Blog

Foreign Affairs ·

Colombian government must end repression and return to path of peace

Shameless British attack on Irish peace deal casts doubt on future of talks

Rights & liberties ·

Urgent & long-term solutions more necessary than ever after Moria fire

Trade ·

Statement on the modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty

Brexit ·

International community must protect Good Friday Agreement from British recklessness

Foreign Affairs ·

Solidarity with protestors for fundamental rights in Belarus

Environment & The Left News ·

MEPs prepare to slate summit deal & defend real recovery

European Union & Social Justice ·

Nothing less than radical ambition will save the EU from its existential crisis

Rights & liberties ·

Shortlist unveiled for 2020 GUE/NGL award for whistleblowers & journalists

Foreign Affairs ·

Parliament’s delegation chair expresses concerns over human rights situation in Iran

Employment and workers' rights ·

Workers' rights must be front & centre in fight against crisis

Schirdewan to Merkel: "Austerity almost destroyed the EU - I hope you have learned from those mistakes"

European Union ·

9 Burning Issues Merkel must tackle during EU Corona Presidency

Foreign Affairs ·

EPP peddles fake news after being outmanoeuvred by Left on Turkey debate

Environment ·

Right2Cure initiative to push Commission on universal access to Covid-19 vaccines

Foreign Affairs & Social Justice ·

MEPs face Europe’s past & present in vote on tackling racism

Environment ·

Inquiry committee to investigate animal cruelty during transport

Democracy & Ethics & The Left News ·

Merkel’s EU presidency must open “black box” of EU rule-making

Rights & liberties ·

EU must heed demands of protestors against racism, inequality & police violence

Foreign Affairs ·

EU condemnation not enough to stop Israeli annexation drive

Healthcare and medical products ·

Access to Covid-19 vaccines & medicines must be affordable for all

Rights & liberties ·

10,000 to be made homeless this Sunday by Greek government’s eviction plans

European Union ·

EU takes baby steps towards solidarity but old dogmas unfit for Next Generation

Democracy & Ethics ·

Lobbies at the heart of EU decision-making

Rights & liberties ·

Polish court's lawsuit against LGBTI activist condemned

Agriculture and fisheries & Consumer rights and food safety & Environment ·

Farm to Fork strategy must phase-out pesticides and tackle meat consumption

European Union ·

Merkel-Macron rescue fund an ‘austerity trap’

Rights & liberties & Social Justice ·

Solidarity & respect for fundamental rights is the cure for crisis

Parliament ‘misses opportunity’ to set terms for ambitious EU budget

Peace & Solidarity ·

Israel must immediately release Palestinian children in military detention

Rights & liberties ·

Apps are not the magic wand for fighting Covid-19

Social Justice ·

Left proposes radical recovery plan for Europe of solidarity

Employment and workers' rights ·

Rights for workers key to post-pandemic recovery

Trade ·

Mexico trade deal shows EU not learning from pandemic

Environment ·

Moment of truth - EU Summit must deliver credible response to Covid-19

Environment ·

Covid-19 exposes the destructive legacy of neoliberalism

Environment ·

MEPs discredit themselves with dull crisis-response proposals

Environment & Rights & liberties & The Left News ·

Parliament offers platitudes as people face Covid-19 devastation

Trapped in deluded dogma, Eurogroup slays solidarity in face of calamity

Foreign Affairs ·

EU must pressure Israel to stop inhibiting Covid-19 response in Palestine

Healthcare and medical products ·

Fight pandemic with solidarity or risk EU’s future

Rights & liberties ·

For the right to sing freely - Helin Bölek dies on hunger strike

Rights & liberties ·

Campaign for permanent Manolis Glezos honour in EU Parliament

Social Justice ·

Grassroots solidarity in times of corona crisis 

Rights & liberties ·

Orbán’s power grab a carte blanche for erosion of fundamental rights

Employment and workers' rights ·

What should be done for workers' rights during the coronavirus pandemic

Environment ·

Covid19 - Sustainable fisheries sectors need immediate support

Rights & liberties ·

Loss of a hero – Manolis Glezos passes away at 97

Foreign Affairs ·

On Land Day, we reaffirm our commitment to Palestinian self-determination

Environment ·

Pandemic demands real EU solidarity - not authoritarian power grabs

Rights & liberties ·

Commission must urgently evacuate people on external borders from COVID-19

Rights & liberties ·

2020 GUE/NGL Award for Journalists, Whistleblowers and Defenders of the Right to Information

Healthcare and medical products ·

Left proposes 'far-reaching' Emergency Response Plan to protect lives, jobs & incomes

Rights & liberties ·

Urgent decongesting of Aegean camps needed to fend off deadly contagion

Peace & Solidarity ·

Corona in camouflage: massive military exercise maintained despite health risks

Environment ·

Surrender: Five reasons Greta is right about the EU’s climate law

Rights & liberties ·

EU asylum policy: war on the most vulnerable

Rights & liberties ·

Left MEPs tell Council & Commission to end Greek border violence

Rights & liberties ·

EU & Greece must react with humanity & solidarity to Turkish border arrivals

Left parliamentarians call for radical transformation of economies & society

Left co-leader demands end to limit on green investment

Foreign Affairs ·

Left MEP barred from Turkish courthouse by state security

Foreign Affairs ·

'Defender 2020' on EU soil denounced as sabre-rattling

The reviled Stability & Growth Pact must be ditched

Foreign Affairs ·

Trump’s Middle East plan reeks of discrimination

Brexit ·

Parliament consent vote prevents Brexit crash out

Statement on Martin Buschmann

Environment ·

A climate anticlimax: Left won't back Parliament's weak Green Deal text

In the news ·

More than empty words needed from Croatia's EU presidency

Foreign Affairs ·

Stop military escalation now

Foreign Affairs ·

The US must finally withdraw from Iraq

Foreign Affairs ·

Trump must be restrained to avert another Middle East war

Tax justice ·

Maltese government cover-up condemned by MEPs

Six reasons the Lisbon Treaty was (and still is) a bad idea

Environment ·

After COP25, integrity of Paris Agreement under threat

Brexit ·

Conservative win marks bad day for people of Britain

Environment ·

Live blog: UN Climate summit in Madrid

Environment ·

Left launches policy for Green & Social New Deal

Foreign Affairs ·

Turkey-Libya agreement ‘arbitrary and illegal’

Rights & liberties ·

Member states condemned for refusing to ratify Istanbul Convention

In the news ·

People & planet deserve better - Left MEPs vote against new Commission

In the news ·

13 reasons we are voting against the Commission

Freedom of expression threatened in the European Parliament

Foreign Affairs ·

MEPs to meet Lula in Brazil

Left MEPs set to reject VDL Commission in vote

Foreign Affairs ·

Colombian government must guarantee right to protest ahead of national strike

Economic Justice & Environment & The Left News ·

Left MEPs in Helsinki to discuss shift to sustainability

Serious EU pressure needed on Turkey to stop Cyprus drilling

Left MEPs reject Breton for Commission role

In the news ·

Commissioner hearings: Breton, Várhelyi & Vălean

In the news ·

Europe must use Berlin Wall anniversary to learn from the past

Foreign Affairs ·

#LulaLivre: the struggle for justice in Brazil makes progress

Biking to burst the bubble: Manon Aubry’s tour to learn from citizen-led alternatives

Foreign Affairs ·

Left MEPs' visit to Bolivia for presidential vote

Rights & liberties ·

Life-saving in the Mediterranean shot down by the right wing

Social Justice ·

The danger of far-right, violent extremism in Europe

Foreign Affairs ·

EU must condemn Piñera's repression in Chile

Brexit ·

New Brexit deal needs time for proper democratic evaluation

Foreign Affairs ·

“Palestine remains the cause for justice of our times”: in conversation with Manu Pineda

Foreign Affairs ·

EU must halt arms transfers to Turkey over Syria assault

Jailing of Catalan leaders strongly condemned

Foreign Affairs ·

ERDOĞAN’S ILLEGAL WAR MUST BE STOPPED

Goulard’s rejection victory for integrity in the EU

In the news ·

Goulard's repeat Commission hearing

Foreign Affairs ·

Statement of support for Cyprus

Independent Ethics Committee vital to regain citizens’ trust

Rights & liberties ·

Brazilian icons of struggle shortlisted for Sakharov prize

In the news ·

Day 6: Commission hearings

Foreign Affairs ·

EU MUST WORK TO STOP ERDOĞAN’S ATTACK AGAINST SYRIAN KURDS

In the news ·

Day 5: Commission hearings

In the news ·

Η ενιαία στάση της GUE/NGL για τον Μαργαρίτη Σχοινά ήταν η Αποχή

In the news ·

Day 4: Commission hearings

In the news ·

Day 3: Commission hearings

In the news ·

Day 2: Commission hearings

In the news ·

DAY 1: Commission hearings

In the news ·

Left sets out concerns to VDL ahead of Commissioner hearings

In the news ·

Commissioner-designates conflicts of interest decision ‘final’

Brexit ·

British Supreme Court ruling is a game changer

The Left News ·

European remembrance debate smacks of political point scoring

Rights & liberties ·

Three human rights defenders for the Sakharov Prize

Brexit ·

Citizens' rights and Irish peace must not be sacrificed in Brexit cliff edge

8 good reasons why Lagarde’s not fit for the ECB

Lagarde’s plenary snub shows disrespect for democracy

Economic Justice & Environment & The Left News ·

Von der Leyen's proposed Commission neither social nor green

Rights & liberties ·

Stop use of 'Lawfare' in political persecution

Foreign Affairs ·

More on disarmament, less on arms - Left politicians say in Helsinki

Environment ·

Trade Commissioner slammed for avoiding scrutiny over Amazon’s plight

Lagarde at the ECB: wrong person for the wrong job

Rights & liberties ·

House attack on German Left councillor strongly condemned

In the news ·

Left MEPs in Caracas for 2019 São Paulo Forum

Foreign Affairs ·

Cyprus: Marking 45 years since the fascist coup and Turkish invasion

Aubry & Schirdewan to lead Left’s challenge to EU policy

In the news ·

Von der Leyen scrapes through as Left vows to resist her status quo policies

Agriculture and fisheries & Environment & Social Justice ·

Younous Omarjee elected Chair of Parliament’s Regional Development Committee

Left won’t support Ursula von der Leyen’s nomination for Commission top job

Sira Rego’s speech for the Presidency of the European Parliament

Backroom deal disgrace deepens EU democratic deficit

Environment ·

Left MEPs demand Special Committee on Climate Emergency

Environment ·

Demand for Committee of Inquiry into animal transport abuses

Democracy & Ethics & The Left News & Transparency ·

Our 10 key demands for new EU top-job holders

Rights & liberties ·

Spanish search and rescue boat to dock at Strasbourg Parliament

The Left News ·

Left MEPs choose interim joint leadership

On the passing of former President of Cyprus, Dimitris Christofias

Rights & liberties ·

MEPs urge Commission to halt Assange extradition to US

Foreign Affairs ·

Cyprus: EU must take action over Turkey's provocations

Rights & liberties ·

Left condemns Orbán’s academia power grab

No to backroom deals for EU top jobs

The Left News ·

EU Election: Left remains strong as voters continue to demand a better Europe

Rights & liberties ·

A Short History of Sexuality & Gender in Europe

Foreign Affairs ·

New report: Towards a Progressive Trade Politics in the EU

EU leaders must reset the direction for Europe, starting with climate commitments

Foreign Affairs ·

Turkey must stop illegal drilling in Cypriot waters

Rights & liberties ·

Refugees cycling from Frankfurt to Brussels to raise awareness of those trapped in Libya

Struggle for workers’ rights in the EU more relevant than ever

Foreign Affairs ·

EU must condemn Guaidó’s dangerous escalation in Venezuela

Foreign Affairs ·

ISDS may be legal, but it’s another case of the EU disregarding citizens’ concerns

Foreign Affairs ·

Position paper published on ISDS and the proposed Multilateral Investment Court

Rights & liberties ·

MEP protesting at EU Court of Human Rights in support of Syrian family denied humanitarian visas

Rights & liberties ·

FRONTEX’s unchecked power grab endangers human rights

The Left News ·

European Parliament continues to allow dual-quality products in the EU

Rights & liberties ·

Assange, Motarjemi & Rui Pinto win GUE/NGL whistleblower prize

Environment ·

Read our Climate Emergency Manifesto

Rights & liberties ·

Statement on Julian Assange’s arrest by UK authorities

Brexit ·

More Brexit extension provides zero certainty for citizens

Ties with Polisario Front deepened in new agreement

Foreign Affairs ·

EU must change its attitude to trade with China - Scholz

Filthy Lucre & Noble Leakers - Tax Dodging In Europe: an explainer

Parliament vote marks important first step for tax justice in Europe

Brexit ·

Brexit chaos averted - for now

Rights & liberties ·

Shortlist unveiled for ‘Journalists, Whistleblowers and Defenders of the Right to Information’ award

Trade ·

European parliament split over opening negotiations on a new trade agreement with the US

Environment ·

Climate strike movement recognised in the European Parliament

Tajani must resign over praise for Mussolini

Brexit ·

EU frustrated by House of Commons chaos

Consumer rights and food safety ·

Opportunity missed in overhauling the failing ECI

Employment and workers' rights ·

#FeministStrike for March 8th

Positive vote as fight for tax justice heads to plenary

Foreign Affairs ·

EU must recognise legitimate struggle of Sahrawi people for freedom & rights

Foreign Affairs ·

Political dialogue necessary to preserve peace in Venezuela and the region

Rights & liberties ·

End this trial! Only political dialogue will solve Catalonia crisis

The Left News ·

Left parliamentarians agree on fight against neoliberalism and far right

Foreign Affairs ·

International Trade Committee puts TTIP negotiations back on the table

Tax justice ·

Hooked on dodging - study traces history of multinationals’ tax evasion

Environment ·

Rebuke to Commission on animal welfare standards during transport

Rights & liberties ·

Parliament vote condemns police brutality against peaceful protesters

Social Justice ·

Italy’s self-destruction is bad news for future of Europe

Rights & liberties ·

2019 GUE/NGL Award for Journalists, Whistleblowers and Defenders of the Right to Information

Rights & liberties ·

Police brutality in EU to be debated & voted next week in Strasbourg

Explainer ·

Why we need a Social Protocol - an explainer

Brexit ·

Deep concerns over British MPs’ willingness to risk Brexit

Foreign Affairs ·

GUE/NGL denounces Turkey's illegal actions in the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus

Foreign Affairs & In the news ·

Leyla Güven's release must mean freedom for all Kurdish political prisoners

Foreign Affairs & The Left News ·

GUE/NGL condemns attempted coup d'état in Venezuela and urges broad national political dialogue

Social Justice & The Left News ·

Study: the consequences of EU liberalisation directives on public services

Foreign Affairs ·

European Parliament votes to extend EU-Morocco Agreement to Western Sahara despite ECJ ruling

The Left News ·

‘Change tack or keep fuelling far-right’, Left tells Spanish PM

Agriculture and fisheries & Environment & Explainer ·

Are you protected from harmful pesticides? An explainer

Brexit ·

Brexit defeat represents huge failure by UK government

The Left News ·

Halil Karapasaoglou’s jailing in northern Cyprus condemned

Foreign Affairs & The Left News ·

Statement of solidarity with HDP Deputy Leyla Güven

The Left News ·

MEPs in Cyprus to explore regional challenges and Left alternatives

Rights & liberties & The Left News ·

Mourning new deaths from Strasbourg attack

Agriculture and fisheries & Employment and workers' rights & Foreign Affairs & The Left News ·

European Parliament adopted JEFTA, but we must seriously consider the consequences

The Left News ·

EU must take Turkey to task over unlawful detentions

Foreign Affairs & The Left News ·

Parliament’s Trade Committee approves EU-Morocco Agreement without consent of Sahrawis

Environment & The Left News ·

More food law transparency a win for citizens & environment

Rights & liberties & The Left News ·

Humanitarian visas could end mass deaths in the Mediterranean

Brexit & The Left News ·

No new deal for Theresa May

Foreign Affairs & The Left News ·

EU-Mercosur trade deal risks fuelling tax dodging - study

The Left News ·

Inquiry into cum-ex tax swindle must start now!

Employment and workers' rights & Social Justice & The Left News ·

Attempt to enshrine permanent austerity into EU law fails

The Left News ·

Enough! Stop persecuting the Aquarius!

The Left News ·

Left MEPs to set out challenge to ‘Kurz’s Europe’ with Austrian allies in Vienna

Foreign Affairs & The Left News ·

Stricter rules on EU arms exports endorsed by Parliament

The Left News ·

Merkel’s EU army dream rebuffed by the Left

Employment and workers' rights & Environment & Foreign Affairs & The Left News ·

Left MEPs support hunger strike against Petrobras

‘Cum-Ex’ scandal epitomises scale of white-collar crime

The Left News ·

MEPs in Warsaw to meet Polish left forces

Brexit ·

UK’s delay tactics on Brexit put millions of citizens at risk

Rights & liberties & The Left News ·

Over 100 refugees & migrants in the European Parliament tomorrow

Rights & liberties & The Left News ·

Police raids against France Insoumise are politically motivated

Rights & liberties & The Left News ·

Coming soon - an EU ‘Orwellian’ nightmare

Foreign Affairs & Press Conferences ·

Independent report on the proposed Multilateral Investment Court

The Left News ·

International Declaration against Fascism - Manifesto internacional contra o fascismo no Brasil

The Left News ·

Independent report on the proposed Multilateral Investment Court

The Left News ·

International parliamentarians meet in Brussels to back the UN Binding Treaty

Employment and workers' rights & The Left News ·

At last! Protection for all from harmful substances at workplace

Foreign Affairs & The Left News ·

EU militarisation won’t solve citizens’ security and prosperity

Employment and workers' rights ·

At last! Protection for all from harmful substances at workplace

The Left News ·

GUE/NGL raises dissent over the political conditions of the first-round Brazilian election

The Left News ·

Moroccan protest leader shortlisted for the 2018 Sakharov Prize

The Left News ·

Murder of Bulgarian journalist strongly condemned

Foreign Affairs & The Left News ·

Urgent EU arms embargo needed to stop Yemen killings

Foreign Affairs ·

Corruption and authoritarianism rife in Romania - but EU also to blame

The Left News ·

EU must support binding UN treaty on business and human rights

Agriculture and fisheries & Environment & The Left News ·

MEPs join resistance against Hambacher forest clearing

Brexit & The Left News ·

British government unwilling to negotiate Brexit in good faith

Rights & liberties & The Left News ·

Free Mimmo! Arrest of Riace mayor condemned

Consumer rights and food safety ·

Lax media regulation will harm minors

The Left News ·

Europe’s harmful tax deals with poor countries detailed in new study

Europe’s harmful tax deals with poor countries detailed in new study

Employment and workers' rights & The Left News ·

Privatising EU pensions a looming catastrophe for millions

Social Justice & The Left News ·

Juncker’s toxic legacy of inequality

Employment and workers' rights & Social Justice & The Left News ·

Privatising EU pensions a looming catastrophe for millions

Foreign Affairs & The Left News ·

US decision to cut UNRWA aid ‘disgraceful’

Rights & liberties ·

Award for Journalists, Whistleblowers and Defenders of the Right to Information

Brexit & The Left News ·

Brexit will dent human rights standards for millions of people - new report

GUE/NGL’s Brexit working group

COP21 | No excuses, only real and binding climate solutions

A crucial moment in the European Union's history

New commissioners’ hearings

Declaration on Spanish abortion law proposal

Corporate Capture of COP19 at the expense of climate justice