New Labours’ conference in Dundee was besieged by three days of mass
protests. Fire-fighters, pensioners, and council workers all showed
their anger at Blair’s policies. Above all, it was a chance for a new
generation to protest against war - school pupils and students - whose
voices echoed around the city...
At least 3,000 - 4,000 students and at least 41 schools walkout out of
classes on Day X to protest against the war. 1,500 mostly high school
students rallied at the University of Minnesota (U of MN), while some
schools organised their own local marches, rallies, and teach-ins.
The anti-war protests in Vienna and Salzburg on 20 March, partly led by
the ISR and SLP, Austrian section of the CWI, demanded strike action by
the unions as part of the international movement. Between 10.000 -
15.000 school students took to the streets on day X in Vienna following
the call of ISR and the official...
After the signing up of Italy by Bush onto the list of nations
supporting the war, the Italian parliament yesterday officially conceded
to the USA the use of bases and air space. Nevertheless demonstrations
against this have gone ahead, even at the time the agreement was being
discussed. The parliamentary vote saw...
Tens of thousands joined in Day X protests in Belgium. The Linkse
Socialistische Partij/Mouvement pour une alternative Socialiste
(LSP-MAS), the Belgian section of the CWI, played a key role in all the
biggest demonstrations. It is no coincidence that the biggest
demonstrations were in Gent, where we have a strong...