ON A recent Miami television programme, a group of Venezuelan
ex-military officers openly called for a US invasion to overthrow the
twice-elected radical, nationalist government of President Hugo Chavez.
Just one year following the Presidential election victory of Luiz
InÃ¡cio da Silva (or Lula as he is popularly known), of the Workers’
Party (PT), a new movement has been launched by former PT activists,
trade unionists, and socialists to begin the task of building a new
workers’ socialist party in...
Earlier this fall, with healthcare costs spiraling upward and new Census
data showing increasing numbers of Americans without health insurance,
the Bush administration quietly changed federal regulations to allow
hospitals to turn away more low-income patients from their emergency