International Stop Austerity day

Stop Austerity

September 19th – international Stop-Austerity day Together we celebrate the international stop austerity day. Our campaign is getting support from 20 different European countries including 100 organizations and many members of the European parliament, national trade unions and scientists. The goal of the StopAusterity day is to inform about the negative consequences of austerity.  … Continue

Austerity in Theory and Reality


Calls for more cuts in state budgets in Europe have not fallen silent. Many politicians hold on to these politics despite the increasingly visible detrimental social and economic effects. The dangerous idea which has inspired these reforms is not often enough named and critically analysed: austerity. download as pdf What is Austerity? The reduction of… Continue

About crowded boats and tightened belts


In these challenging times, the European Union and the European values are being tested. As the last days, weeks and months show, many people who are forced to flee from war zones and impoverished regions of the world, who have no safe future in their home countries, are building high hopes on Europe. Numerous Europeans… Continue

Youth unemployment and Austerity

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Why should we be concerned about youth unemployment? Young people bear most of the social cost of the financial and economic crisis. High youth unemployment, poverty and social exclusion have come to characterise a time of high uncertainty and insecurity for young people in the labour market and in their personal life. Even if the… Continue

Udo Bullmann & Terry Reintke are new supporters!


Our campaign is supported by different people, like scientists, workers, politicians, members of NGOs and many more. In the next weeks, we´ll present you the different supporters. Today we start with two Members of the European Parliament, Udo Bullmann (S&D) and Terry Reintke (Greens/EFA)

#StopAusterity Radar Nr. 1


This is the first of our #StopAusterity Radar Series where we will collect and summarize a variety of articles on the topic of austerity politics in Europe. It serves as a summary of information for those interested in critical perspectives on austerity and its social, economic and political consequences. For this #StopAusterity Radar we have… Continue

#StopAusterity visits Brussels


‚Stop Austerity‘ is on the agenda in Brussels! In the course of our preparations for the relaunch of the #StopAusterity campaign, we spent a few days in Brussels to meet our allies. It became clear in the discussions and debates that states need more room to invest in their futures. Currently the corsets of Austerity… Continue

Visualizing Austerity

We found this pretty good visual map of Austerity and wanted to share it with you. You can find more information on the backgrounds of the crisis: and ideas on how to solve the crisis:   From Visually.   Found on Visually.