This section on left economic policy presents important contributions to the debate on socialist economic policies relating to various levels of government and society. The core issue is the establishment of the control over capital. The introduction of an investment contribution in addition to the social contribution of the salary and the democratic control over those investment funds is the most important reform necessary to establish a democratic economy (See also Socialisation of Investment). However, the concrete situation of the 2nd World economic crisis of capitalism demands the consideration of a wide variety of themes.
The economic policies of the left political parties in Europe
French political parties
Parti Communiste Français
Intervention d’André Chassaigne – Déclaration de politique générale du gouvernement – 2012
After the presidential election and the general elections of 2012 by the leader of the left group in the Assemblée nationale, André Chassaigne.
Intervention d’André Chassaigne sur le débat de politique générale – 2014
After the local elections the French President François Hollande changed the Prime Minister. The government of the new PM, Manuel Valls is criticised in this pamphlet.
Le journal économique du PCF : http://www.economie-politique.org/
The economic policies of the trade unions
ETUC – European Trade Union Confederation
Bernadette Ségol – Why European trade unions are marching on 04/04/2014
ETUC Resolution on the European Semester 2014 – ETUC Key Messages for the European Council
CGT – La Confédération générale du travail (French)
CGT 2010 – The propositions of the economists of the CGT to overcome the economic crisis (in French)
LO – The Swedish Trade Union Confederation
LO priorities for activities at European level 2014-2019 Full employment, regulated labour market, democracy and transparency – 40 proposals for a better EU
The economic policies of governments
The economic policies of Think Tanks