The past week has witnessed the start of a new stage in the US
military’s attack on Afghanistan. Ground troops have been in action for
the first time and air raids have begun on Taliban forces facing the
Northern Alliance (NA) north of Kabul. Although this very limited first
paratroop raid had much of the...
In a matter of days a mass revolutionary movement has swept the
autocratic regime of Slobodan Milosevic from power. After week long
strike action, up to one million people converged on Belgrade on 5
October demanding the end of the regime.
The assassination of Israel’s tourism minister, Rehavam Ze’evi, by the
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), and the brutal
response by the Israeli army brought the Middle East to the brink of war.
International Resistance, the anti-capitalist youth campaign initiated
by the Left Socialist Party (the Belgian CWI-section) organised a school
strike and an anti-capitalist youth march in Gent, on Friday 19 October.
The main slogan of the demo was against the war and against capitalism.
In total, 2, 500 youth attended...
"An Invasion of Peace", "An endless succession of colours" is how
Liberazione - the paper of the Italian Communist Refoundation Party
(Prc) - described the gigantic anti-war procession that made its way
across 25 kilometres of Umbrian countryside last Sunday (14 October).
Estimates range from 250 to...
The anti-war demonstration that took place in London on 13 October was
significant for its size and mood. Socialist Party (CWI England and
Wales section) members responded to the demonstration brilliantly, with
hundreds making up our lively contingent and selling papers, writes Jane
The US bombing of Afghanistan has continued relentlessly since 7
October. The Taliban has reported that over 100 innocent civilians have
been killed as a result. Many more will die over the coming weeks.
Unlike the Gulf or Kosovo/Kosova wars, there are no independent reports
from ‘the other side’, from...
Thousands of us are marching today because we have had enough of
poverty, cuts and privatisation, and low paid jobs - and we are fighting
back. We are here to oppose the continued destruction of the environment
and the poverty globalisation causes around the world. The Committee for
a Workers’ International (CWI...