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.

Workers and Socialists all over all world are celebrating May Day this year against the background of darkening economic clouds and the bright light of what could be one of the most significant victories the labour movement has won one for some time.

The World Congress is a unique opportunity to discuss and clarify our ideas and perspectives. This week we have had excellent Congress sessions. They have shown an outstanding political level. Now we must turn to the party building work that flows from these discussions. In other words, we have to examine the nuts and...

MORE THAN 300 people from all over Europe, the USA, Middle East and Asia met at the CWI European Summer School.

NIGERIA IS a neo-colonial country under the shackles of imperialism and its multinational agents. Women in Nigeria are marginalised and oppressed, as are women in capitalist society generally. Women are doubly oppressed, first as workers whose employers seek to maximise profit by exploiting their labour power, and...

The months following the 9/11 attacks and the US victory in Afghanistan were a difficult period for socialists in the US as a tidal wave of nationalism, racism, and support for Bush swept across the country. This was brought to a head when, with the US victory in Afghanistan, the anti-war movement collapsed....

The ’World March of Women’ is a cry for justice on the part of half the world’s population. On International Women’s Day - March 8 - this year, demonstrations were held in more than 50 countries in every continent.

QUITE A few newspaper column inches were given over to the Future Foundation study ’Talking Equality’, published by the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC). I’m not sure how much credence we should give to a study based on a sample of just 35 individuals! However, it did raise some interesting points.

In the immediate aftermath of the S11 attacks and Bush’s ’ war against terror’ there was an increase in attacks by radical Islamic groups in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) and the sub-continent as whole, resulting in the largest military build-up between the two nuclear rivals of Pakistan and India...

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