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Drifters in the Making: Labour Migration from Serbia and the (Re)production of (Trans)national Inequalities

This article is part of the multilingual ELMO series Transnational migration in CEE from intersectional perspectives of race, gender, class and citizenship. Sourcing labour from Serbia has never been easier. But the recruitment channels are not managed or monitored. With fake information circulating and actors willing to profit from migration flows, Serbian labour migrants are in […]

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It is always darkest before the dawn: how Russian anarchists today struggle for revolution 

While it might seem that the neoliberal consensus has broken in some Western countries, in the post-socialist space discourses of privatization and individualization are so strong that we can hardly speak about a crisis of the neoliberal order. It is even harder to imagine some radical change in the West and almost impossible to speak […]

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Citizenship and Exclusion in Contemporary Hungary

This article is part of the multilingual ELMO series Transnational migration in CEE from intersectional perspectives of race, gender, class and citizenship. Since the so-called ‘migration crisis’ in 2015, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has become a key figurehead of an ultra-conservative and illiberal European right.[1] This politics is anchored in virulent anti-immigration positions and fierce […]

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In Memoriam: Gáspár Miklós Tamás

The Hungarian Transylvanian Marxist philosopher Gáspár Miklós Tamás (also known as “TGM”) passed away this Sunday, January 15th. He was an insightful theorist on power, capital, class, and fascism, among many other topics. His intellectual career was diverse and complicated, moving from dissident libertarian socialism, to liberalism, to conservatism, and then to back to Marxism. […]

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Together We Stand: Enforced Single Motherhood and Ukrainian Refugees’ Care Networks

This article is part of the multilingual ELMO series Transnational migration in CEE from intersectional perspectives of race, gender, class and citizenship. With the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, approximately 7.8 million Ukrainians have fled to European countries[1], searching for safety abroad.[2] According to UNHCR Regional intentions report, approximately 87%[3] of […]

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Common Labor Struggles? The Eco-Social And Decolonial Question Of Climate Crisis

The means of production have become the means of climate production, so how can we – all kinds of exploited workers around the world – seize these very means and address both the eco-social and decolonial question of the climate crisis? “Allied Grounds,” the Berliner Gazette project 2023, will explore this bundle of issues, as […]

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Who will Stay and Who Will Return? Divergent Trajectories of Ukrainian War Refugees in the EU

This article is part of the multilingual ELMO series Transnational migration in CEE from intersectional perspectives of race, gender, class and citizenship Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, took most Ukrainians by surprise. Many thought it was some kind of misunderstanding that could be resolved by political leaders’ negotiations within a matter […]

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Transnational migration in CEE from intersectional perspectives of race, gender, class and citizenship

The Eastern European Left Media Outlet – ELMO is launching a multilingual thematic article series, consisting of 5 parts and this introduction. The general theme of the ELMO  series is transnational migration in the broadest sense of  “mobility in terms of human movement across national borders” (Yeoh and Ramdas 2014).  We find the theme especially […]

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52 Apartments for Internally Displaced People: The Gap between Housing Policy and the Shocks of War

Cover by Kateryna Gritseva LeftEast editors’ note: A version of this article was originally published in German on Laender Analysen, and in English on Spilne/Commons. We reprint this edited version in collaboration with ELMO – The Eastern European Left Media Outlet. The full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine caused an unprecedented housing crisis. More than hundred […]

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From Blockades To Axes: Radical Workers’ Actions Then And Now

Note from the LeftEast editors: This is a translation of an article that appeared with Radnicka Prava on October 21 2022. The article is based on articles from a publicly available archive, The Archive of Workers’ Struggles. The archive was established by the Organization for Workers’ Initiative and Democratization (BRID), which started as a research […]