Some ’lasting good’ will come out of the war against Afghanistan, promised Tony Blair last year. But promises given by capitalist politicians are usually written in sand, especially the kind made in wartime.

The past week has witnessed the start of a new stage in the US military’s attack on Afghanistan. Ground troops have been in action for the first time and air raids have begun on Taliban forces facing the Northern Alliance (NA) north of Kabul. Although this very limited first paratroop raid had much of the...

International Resistance, the anti-capitalist youth campaign initiated by the Left Socialist Party (the Belgian CWI-section) organised a school strike and an anti-capitalist youth march in Gent, on Friday 19 October. The main slogan of the demo was against the war and against capitalism. In total, 2, 500 youth attended...

"An Invasion of Peace", "An endless succession of colours" is how Liberazione - the paper of the Italian Communist Refoundation Party (Prc) - described the gigantic anti-war procession that made its way across 25 kilometres of Umbrian countryside last Sunday (14 October). Estimates range from 250 to...

cwi Nobody could have predicted the dramatic turn of events in Afghanistan, and particularly the speed of developments in the last few days. The Northern Alliance has captured the key...

The anti-war demonstration that took place in London on 13 October was significant for its size and mood. Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales section) members responded to the demonstration brilliantly, with hundreds making up our lively contingent and selling papers, writes Jane James.

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