Mayor Bloomberg’s administration in New York (and the Bush
administration standing behind the Republican city boss) has shown their
true ‘democratic’ colours by banning the right to march and protest
against the war on Iraq. It emerged today (14 February) that permission
has been denied to march to the...
Media estimates put the number of anti-war demonstrators in central
Melbourne today (14 February) at between 100,000 to 200,000. Organisers
are quoted as saying the demonstration was well over the 200,000 mark.
One week after 60,000 workers and youth went onto the streets of Lisbon
as part of a struggle for jobs, decent wages and to stop the bosses’
offensive, many thousands of workers and youth we will be on the march
again on 15 February in demos in Lisbon, Porto, Coimbra and Beja, as
part of the international day of...
Colin Powell presented his speech to the UN Security Council on 5
February 2003. On the same day, according to the Spanish daily El Pais
(14 February 2003), at the UN headquarters, an incident occurred which
graphically shows the arrogance of US imperialism and its
Tony Benn, the veteran British socialist, described the British
Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in its coverage of Iraq as a "weapon of
mass deception". This could be applied with equal if not greater force
to Colin Powell’s 80-minute ‘report’ on Iraq to the United Nations
Security Council on...
Members of the SLP (Sozialistiche LinksPartei, Austrian section of the
CWI)- and ISR-comrades from Vienna and Salzburg joined German CWI and
ISR members in the SAV and ’WI!’ (International Resistance), in the
anti-war and anti-Nato demos held in Munich last Saturday.
With 220 000 US and British troops (including a quarter of the British
army) surrounding Iraq, 300 US warplanes on airfields to its north and
south, and a stockpile of 6 700 satellite-guided and 3 000 laser-guided
bombs, Bush and Blair are set on war with or without a UN resolution.
A BARBAROUS WAR is being fought out in the Gulf. Never before has so
much weaponry, of such lethal power, been hurled together on a single
battlefield. In the first phase of the war, the air forces of the United
States and its allies - Britain, France, Saudi Arabia, and the others -
have already subjected Iraq and...
The final results of the Israeli elections are a clear victory for Prime
Minister Sharon’s party, Likud, which won 38 seats, up from 21 in the
outgoing Knesset (parliament) and double the number achieved by Labour,
the traditional party of the Israeli ruling class.
EVERY DAY more and more young people are getting involved in the
anti-war movement. International Socialist Resistance (ISR) and
Socialist Party members and supporters have been helping organise school
and college walkouts against the war across Britain.
In a speech before the House of Commons last week, Tony Blair said, "we
do know of links between al-Qaeda and Iraq – we cannot be sure of the
exact extent of these links". Blair’s spokesman said, "there is evidence
al-Qaeda ‘operatives’ are being sheltered in Iraq". A document...