National Sections of the L5I:

Greece

Declaration to the Athens ESF

We, the Assembly of Social Movements, meeting at the Fourth European Social Forum in Athens in May 2005, declare our total opposition to the global order of neoliberalism, imperialist wars, poverty and exploitation - in short, global capitalism. Without the overthrow and complete uprooting of this system, all ideas of another world based on human rights, equality, economic and social development for all, will remain an empty utopia. Read more...

Fourth European Social Forum a success

Around 30,000 people attended the fourth European Social Forum in Athens on 4-7th May, a figure larger than the London ESF (25,000) in a much smaller country (Greece has a population of 10.7 million, not the 60 million or so of the other venues. Another factor which might have made it smaller was the very late postponement of the event by a month, forced on the organisers by the Italian elections. Read more...

Athens ESF: L5I declaration to the ESF

The League for the Fifth Internationals alternative declaration to the ESF and the ASM that was proposed in the organising committees and from the conference floor of the forum /n/nWe, the Assembly of Social Movements, meeting at the Fourth European Social Forum in Athens in May 2005, declare our total opposition to the global order of neoliberalism, imperialist wars, poverty and exploitation - in short, global capitalism. Without the overthrow and complete uprooting of this system, all ideas of another world based on human rights, equality, economic and social development for all, will remain an empty utopia. Read more...

Athens ESF: Declaration for the social forum

We, the Assembly of Social Movements, meeting at the Fourth European Social Forum in Athens in May 2006, declare our total opposition to the global order of neoliberalism, imperialist wars, poverty and exploitation - in short, global capitalism. Without the overthrow and complete uprooting of this system, all ideas of another world based on human rights, equality, economic and social development for all, will remain an empty utopia. Read more...

Athens ESF: Reject the building of a new reformism

The Florence preparatory meeting for the Athens ESF saw a marked disagreement between the French and the Italian delegates over how to fight back against the EU constitution. Two competing proposals and plans of action were put forward, but neither would be adequate to finally defeat the EU superstate project. Around 180 delegates came together in Florence on 12-13th November to discuss the ‘Charter for Another Europe’. The meeting marked an attempt to develop a statement of principles “for another Europe”. Read more...

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