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Is There a Globalization-Migration Nexus?

This article first appeared on the blog of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology. Eastern Europe and Eastern Asia Compared During the last 30 years migration levels have risen sharply. This change is associated with the opening up of national markets by global capital. The affinity between the mobility of capital and the movement […]

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Counter Hegemony and the Rise of a New Historical Political Block

Note from LeftEast editors. We republish this article which originally appeared on the Transform Europe Network Site. A critique of radical -and by now mainstream- anti-immigrant populism in Europe based solemnly on ideals of liberal-humanitarianism, without a systemic critique of capital is misleading in many respects. Such Analysts and commentators fail to understand properly or […]

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The crisis of the left

(This is the text of the CriticAtac conference delivered¬†in Bucharest, April 18,¬†by Dr. Attila Melegh, senior researcher at Demographic Research Institute in Budapest and associated professor at the Corvinus University) When we look at the East European scene and ask what organized real left we have (not the liberal, cynical opportunistic one) the picture looks […]