Just over a week ago, according to many, the unthinkable happened: Amir
Peretz, head of the Israeli trade union federation, the Histadruth, a
rank outsider in the beginning of the election campaign, won the vote
for leader of the Labour Party using radical rhetoric calling for
example, a big increase in the minimum wage...
The Israeli government has now demolished all the Jewish settlements in
the Gaza strip, with four more in the West Bank to follow. This is the
first time that Israel has removed settlements in Palestinian territory
seized in the 1967 war.
Weeks of a vicious propaganda campaign against the proposal to hold a
Pride Parade in Jerusalem resulted in demonstrators being stabbed by a
reactionary ultra right-wing settler at the event on June 30.
Maavak Sozialisti members, along with other student activists, have just
ended a joint election campaign in the name of the Social Student Front
(SSF). This was an extremely hard campaign for us to organise. From the
beginning we faced severe harassment from the university authorities
because of our campaign to raise...