Even before the final toll from the school siege in Russia is known, it
is clear that over 335 have died. Although nearly 100 of the dead have
not been identified, there are nearly 200 people still missing. And a
Socialist Alternative, the German section of the cwi, scored a great
victory in Sunday’s local elections in North Rhine Westphalia, winning
two more councillors after initiating and heading two left electoral
lists against social cuts in the cities of Aachen and Cologne.