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,...
May Day 2003 takes place in the aftermath of the brutal imperialist
conquest of Iraq. The US led war has profoundly altered the world. The
globe is much more dangerous and violent. Where is next on the White
House’s list of targets – Syria, Iran, North Korea or Cuba?
DNA IS universal to all living things - bacteria, fungus, plant or
animal. Using ’cut and paste’ techniques, it is possible (sometimes) to
transfer a desirable feature from one organism’s DNA into another
organism, or an undesirable feature could be replaced.
WORLD ’LEADERS’ are preparing a global publicity stunt - the World
Summit on Environment and Development. From 26 August to 4 September,
65,000 delegates from 174 countries will descend on Johannesburg, South
Africa. Security will be provided by 27,000 police.