“The wars are yours – the deaths are ours,” read one placard on a
demonstration in Madrid in the early hours, last Sunday morning. It
summed up the mood of millions throughout Spain just days after the
horrific bombings in Madrid had left 200 dead and 1,400 injured.
The right wing New Democracy (ND) party won last week’s general
elections in Greece, defeating the ruling social democratic PASOK party.
However, this does not represent a defeat of ‘socialism’ as much of the
international media have stated. Rather it is a massive rejection by
working people of the...
The NSV, the students’ organisation of Belgian’s biggest fascist party,
the Vlaams Blok, organises a yearly demo in one of the cities in
Flanders where a university is present. This year they chose to march
through Antwerp. Not only is Antwerp the biggest and economically most
important Flemish city, it is...
Last Friday saw up to 4,000 defiant nursery nurses, parents and
supporters demonstrating on the streets of Glasgow for a decent pay
deal. The protest marked the fifth day of indefinite strike action by
Scotland’s nursery nurses.
Over December and January a spate of racist attacks against members of
ethnic minority communities living in Belfast received international
media attention. In an article on 10 January, The Guardian labelled
Northern Ireland "the race-hate capital of Europe".