After angry dockworkers threatened to strike, even without the unions,
the biggest union in the Netherlands is now supporting strike action on
the 7th and 11th of June. This strike will be aimed at the government
plans to cut pension rights. It is an important breakthrough in the
situation in the Netherlands, where the...
Thursday 27 May the Socialist Student Movement at the Westville campus
of the newly "merged" University of KwaZulu-Natal organised a march
against the exclusion from financial aid of hundreds of students.
Workers at the Dessian factory in Belfast have gone on strike over the
sacking of a shop steward. Dessian, which is a locally owned company
making PVC windows, employs over 100 at it’s Belfast plant and another
40 at a Glasgow subsidiary.
"Not only has the country been stunned by the awesome verdict, the
entire free world must learn from the courage of the poor, illiterate,
the voiceless and the underprivileged of the earth’s largest democracy
as they punish rulers who thought their realm consisted of only 150
million for whom India was...
"The photos that lost Bush the war". That was how one US commentator
referred to the images of torture and sexual abuse of Iraqi prisoners by
US troops. Beamed across the globe, these appalling photos have provoked
The newly formed Socialist Movement distributed a four page leaflet and
attended Mayday activities in nine different cities right across
Pakistan, including Lahore, Rawalpindi, Hyderabad, Quetta, and Karachi.