This week, 150 students walked out of classes at York University in
Toronto to join a world-wide student day of protest against the war in
Iraq. Students marched through various buildings of the university and
through several lecture halls urging more students to join. Information
pickets had been set up in the morning...
The Bush administration suffered a serious blow to its war plans against
Iraq after the Turkish parliament rejected, on Saturday 8 March, a draft
law allowing the deployment of some 62,000 US troops to Turkish bases.
Although the Turkish parliament vote did produce a majority in favour of
the war proposal - of 264 to...
Youth Against the War, the campaign set up by Socialist Youth, the Irish
section of ISR, organised a successful walkout of school students in
North Dublin yesterday. At 12.30 school students walked out of their
school and assembled at the County Council Offices in Swords town centre
to protest at the drive to war on...
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone D, i.e. the
coordinating organ of all Nigerian students in all tertiary institutions
in the South-West states is using this medium to officially solidarise
with millions of the down trodden, oppressed, cheated, victimized,
marginalized people of the world who...
The re-formation of the coalition government between the People’s Party
(ÖVP) and the far right Freedom Party (FPÖ) will leave many people in
Austria angry, demotivated or frustrated. The fact that any other
government coalition of the existing parliamentary parties would have
pursued a neo-liberalist...
The use of Shannon airport in the west of Ireland by the US military has
become a very controversial issue. As part of international and
commercial agreements, Shannon has been used by military powers for more
than forty years. However in the heightened atmosphere surrounding the
war on Iraq, the majority of people in...
ALL THE political commentators are busy speculating in Scotland on just
how the massive anti-war mood, reflected in the 80,000-strong
demonstration in Glasgow on 15 February, will translate into votes at
the Scottish parliament election on 1 May 2003.