Laura Horn, Angela Wigger: Uneven Development and Political Resistance against EU Austerity Politics

In response to the current crisis, European Union (EU) institutions and Eurozone governments have adopted a range of regulatory and treaty-based measures to ensure fiscal discipline through limiting the capacity of Eurozone governments running budget deficits and accumulating sovereign debt. In addition, almost all Eurozone governments have taken measures to deregulate labour laws, such as easing employee dismissals, reducing minimum wages, More

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  1. Many thanks for the highly interesting text. And one remark related to p. 6. Here is a misunderstanding: As an involved person I have to say that the following sentence is not completely correct: “The Alter Summit went unnoticed by the wider Greek public, while the initial domination of Syriza in setting up the framework marginalized other groups.” The opposit was true: The European organizing committee decided that parties cannot be official participants. But they expected that Syriza would mobilise to the Alter Summit. The majortiy of the party members was not interested in doing so.

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