"We are in the midst so far of a jobless recovery and a profitless recovery. That is a double whammy on financial markets.", Sung Won Sohn, chief economist at Wells Fargo.

The Teflon is finally wearing off President George W. Bush. After getting elected through a legal coup, and diminished popularity, the atrocity of 9/11 sent the Bush administration’s ratings into the stratosphere as the mass of the population felt the need to support the President in the war against terrorism. For...

The revelations about the sexual abuse of children in the U.S. Catholic Church have become an enormous issue for the nation’s 64 million Roman Catholics, and for society as a whole. When the scandal first broke in the Greater Boston area this January, the extent of the problem and its wider implications were not...

40,000-75,000 protested in Washington DC on April 20th against Bush’s "War on Terrorism" and its possible extension to Iraq, US aid to Colombia, the School of the Americas, and the annual meeting of the IMF and World Bank. There were also solidarity demonstrations in San Francisco with 15,000...

From January 31st through February 4th, workers, youth, environmentalists, and an assortment of activists welcomed the corporate elites of the World Economic Forum to New York City, with rousing protests of over 10,000 people.

Boston’s 2002 May Day rally was called by the local AFL/CIO together with immigrant organisations in support of immigrant rights and legalisation of immigrants. AFL-CIO leader Linda Chavez-Thompson and local immigrant and union leaders spoke. The rally was held in downtown Boston, on Boston Common, and attended by...

cwi Last weekend saw a huge wave of protests against US and British attacks on Afghanistan. A magnificent mass mobilization of anything up to 500,000 took place in Italy, which was...

The atrocious attacks on New York’s twin towers were aimed at an iconic symbol of US wealth and economic domination. Among the thousands of lives claimed by the suicide attackers were many low-paid cleaners, shop and office workers, and also undocumented immigrant workers labouring under the tyranny of neo-liberal...

The Socialist has been forthright in its condemnation of those who attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. We described their methods as those of "small groups employing mass terrorism". At the same time, we have not given any support to George Bush or Tony Blair, who call for a "war against...

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