"I am not saying that the dream is over, but I think I dreamed the wrong
dream”. Those were the words of former PT (Workers’ Party) federal
deputy from Rio de Janeiro, Fernando Gabeira, who has just announced his
resignation from the PT in protest against the Lula government’s
Over the last weeks, a powerful movement of workers, peasants and the
indigenous peoples – the poorest people in the poorest country of Latin
America – has checked the neo-liberal plans of the Bolivian government
and, on 17 October, forced President Gonzalo SÃ¡nchez de Losada to
In July, the Green Party held its national convention. While putting off
endorsing a 2004 presidential candidate until next summer, the Greens
made public the "mood" of convention delegates in favor of running
someone. Ralph Nader sent a letter to the Green convention indicating
that he may again run for...
SALVADOR ALLENDE was narrowly elected President of Chile on 4 September
1970, receiving 36.3% of the vote. He defeated the conservative
Christian Democrat government which had been discredited in the eyes of
workers and peasants by its failure to implement social reforms.
Toronto has had a turbulent summer, with crises ranging from SARS to the
failure of the power grid. The season has been especially difficult for
the city’s poor who have had to cope with these added difficulties on
top of eight years of attacks by the provincial Tory government.