Réponse à Martin Thomas (et ça et là à Yves Coleman) : voir la réalité en face !
Draft European Union constitution 2004
By Colin Foster
On the evidence of the EU summit of 15-18 June, France’s “no” is leading not to the “social Europe” which many “no” voters wanted, but to a hobbled Europe.
By Bjarke Friborg, who is EU campaign secretary for the Red-Green Alliance and a member of SAP, the trend in the RGA supporting the Fourth International.
Summary notes on Europe for the international meeting of June 2005/ notes sommaires sur l'Europe, pour la réunion internationale du 18 juin 2005. (In English and French).
A survey of the attitudes to the EU and the draft European constitution of the two main link-ups of the European left, the Party of the European Left (Communist and ex-Communist parties) and the European Anti-Capitalist Left (which includes some revolutionary groups).
"A little informative article written by a comrade who recounts what the Parti des travailleurs [PT, Workers' Party, one of the three sizeable Trotskyist groups in France] said about Europe and the referendum", sent to us by Yves Coleman. In French.
Written the day after the referendum, this text will be expanded and modified to address readers feedback. Text below in both English and French. By Yves Coleman (Ni patrie ni frontières).
By Vicki Morris
The French electorate certainly gave president Jacques Chirac a bloody nose on 29 May when they rejected by 55% to 45% the proposed European constitution.
No Campaign will not lead to a better Europe
In reply to the message of greetings to the AWL conference of May 2005 from the French Marxist group Liaisons arguing that the "No" campaign will stimulate the class struggle, Martin Thomas replies:
Translation and commentary by VM of article appearing at http://www.lemonde.fr/web/article/0,1-0@2-3232,36-653734@51-641597,0.html