Just before the demonstrations against the EU summit started, the Greek
Social Forum (GSF) organised a number of meetings. Xekinima, an active
part of the GSF, organised a meeting on the need for a political
instrument for the movement. Inside the GSF there are dozens of
socialist groups present, but still there is no...
ISLAM IS the fastest growing religion in the US and rivals Christianity
worldwide: "’They’ are now ’us’," is how Jonathan Bloom and Sheila Blair
put it. They call for a greater understanding of Islam in the West and
denounce the victimisation of Muslims in the wake of 11 September.
’I went to the World Social Forum at the request of our international
movement - the Committee for Workers’ International - to assist in
raising the need for a socialist alternative on a world basis among
workers and youth who had gathered from around the globe.
Amid the recent upturn in class struggle in Italy, and the alleged
reappearance of the Red Brigades armed campaign earlier this year, the
recent publication on the life of Giangiacomo Feltrinelli could hardly
be timelier. Senoir Service charts the rise and successes of the radical
Feltrinelli publishing house in the...
THIS BOOK is a searing indictment of the US war machine and internal
repressive state apparatus. Gore Vidal doesn’t in any way condone the
methods of terrorism, but tries to explain why 9/11 occurred and why
Timothy McVeigh blew up a federal building in Oklahoma killing 168
On the one hand Bush and the bosses’ EU and on the other thousands of
demonstrators. The battle lines are drawn in Gothenburg. The EU is a
capitalist bloc formed by multinationals in Europe and politicians
representing the interest of the rich.
The end of April protests against the FTAA summit in Quebec were the
latest headline catching illustration of the growing popular challenge
to neo-liberal policies and to "globalisation", i.e. the increasing
domination of the big monopolies and larger imperialist states. Coming
immediately after the...