FC Barcelona’s revolutionary blend of artistic flair and collective organisation in the Champions League final showed why millions worldwide love the "beautiful game". But football’s world governing body, Fifa, is imploding in an ugly display of endemic corruption.

THE TRIAL of top snooker player Quinten Hann for rape, highlighted all the prejudices, backward attitudes and myths which still surround this issue.

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No great movements took place since the last World Congress in 1998, although the number of workers who went on strike and the amount of striking days multiplied by 5 between 2000 and 2001. But still working class action is at a minimal level. The main reason for that is an absolute lack of alternative posed by the...

According to the police about 1.3 million French people demonstrated on May Day to protest against Le Pen and the Front National. The real figure will be a lot higher, which makes the protests the biggest in decades. Some commentators were even talking about the biggest demonstrations since May ‘68 or even since...

Alexandra Kollantai is probably the best-known woman among Russian revolutionaries, the first woman elected as a full member of the Bolshevik central committee and the first female commissar (minister) elected after the October 1917 revolution.

It is exactly 50 years since one of the greatest scientific breakthroughs of the twentieth century - the working out of the structure of the DNA molecule . This represented the culmination of fifty years research in the fields of physics, chemistry and biology, a milestone on the road started by Darwin’s...

The Committee for a Workers’ International - with parties, sections and members in 35 countries in all five continents - greets the working women of the world for International Women’s Day, 2001. Since the end of the 19th Century, March 8 has been the day on which to commemorate the struggles, the victories,...

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