The opposition to the US war plans has increased in Chile in the past
weeks. This has undoubtedly been in part because of Chile’s presence on
the UN Security Council. The International Women’s Day march became an
anti-war demonstration. 5,000 participated compared with 1,500 on the
The youth section of the social democratic nation trade union federation
(ABVV) has called a national school student and higher education student
strike on Friday 21 March. The appeal has received the support of the
national anti-war coalition.
Russian president Putin almost gloated on the TV after the attack on the
twin towers in New York. He claimed that the US would now understand
what the Russian state’s ‘war against terror’ in Chechnya is really
about. But a year and a half later Putin is struggling to maintain
Russia’s balance in...
While local union branches start to get involved in the anti-war
campaign in Sweden, the national leadership of LO (trade union
federation) is falling way behind. Three big branches of Seko
(Communications Workers’ Union) have carried a resolution demanding
their national union to organise a 24-hour strike on Day...
The closer war approaches the more intense Bush and Blair’s propaganda
becomes. Bush, in his press conference last week, spoke as if the USA
was under imminent threat of attack from Iraq that necessitated
immediate pre-emptive measures.