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Ending the Honeymoon: constructing Europe beyond the market / Beyond the Crisis: Developing Sustainable Alternatives / European Common Goods / Manifesto of Indignati / Avanti Europe Manifesto / Another Road for Europe /

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Ending the Honeymoon: constructing Europe beyond the market

The regeneration Europe group proposes an aspirational grammar for a new European generation which breaks through the dominant language of economic rationality to construct a Europe based on trust, shared aspirations, and a revived idea of the European public.

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a group of young Europeans draft a proposal appealing to a new generation of Europeans for the construction of a new idea of Europe for present and future European citizens because the dominant logic of 'Europe as a market' does not express the aspirations of young Europeans or the potential of the Union to realise them and locks Europe into a disappionting cycle of economic rationality.

Beyond the Crisis: Developing Sustainable Alternatives

European Trade Union Institute conference supported by the Socialists & Democrats and the Greens to discuss causes of and prospective solutions for the European crisis.

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researchers from the European Trade Union Institute hold a conference to discuss with MEPs, academics, and social policy actors sustainable alternatives to the European crisis arguing that the crisis has revealed the systemic problems with the previous growth model and opened up new possibilities for restructuring the priorities of Europe, including a new social model and a transition to low-carbon models of consumption and production

European Common Goods

The European Common Goods campaign proposes a radical reorganisation of labour production based around the notion of Common Goods as the basis of a new socio-economic order.

Manifesto of Indignati

Statement of indignation written by a number of Italian student activists which not only expresses anger at European governments’ ‘dogma of the balanced budget’ who have failed in their basic democratic role to care for citizens and have instead become the harbingers of cuts, privatization, and job insecurity. It engages in a number of specifically

Avanti Europe Manifesto

Avanti Europe, rather than taking aim at specific issues, hopes to provide an active space for debate about the future of Europe. Its existance is a recognition of the profound problems Europe is confronting, and Avanti would like to find solutions which are neither populist or nationalistic but which take Europe forward as a set of institutions with new priorities.

Another Road for Europe

Another Road for Europe lays out positive proposals for Europe to emerge from its crisis based on reformed values of social justice, environmental responsibility, democracy and peace. The appeal aims to articulate a program around which coordinated action can be organised across Europe.

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a group of European activists, academics, journalists, trade unionists and intellectuals launch and appeal towards other concerned Europeans for the survival of a positive European project arguing that social justice, environmental responsibility, democracy and peace should be the core values of a reformed European Union currently held hostage by the unbridled power of the markets