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.
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...