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...

MAYDAY 2002 takes place at a time of explosive political, economic and social events worldwide. In the last few months we have witnessed one convulsion after another: the attacks on the Twin Towers in New York; war in Afghanistan; the beginning of a generalised world recession; the Enron collapse; Sharon’s bloody...

FOR MOST of the 1990s the capitalists believed that in globalisation and the neo-liberal economic model, they had discovered a new elixir of life for their system. Exaggerated claims were made that new technologies had created a ’productivity miracle’, while Wall Street’s pet economists wrote...

cwi March 8, International Women’s Day, this year should be celebrated to the sound of the cacerolazo - empty pans and lids being clashed noisily together. It is the sound of protest in Argentina - especially of...

Working women around the world have a right to expect a new century, especially a new millennium, to bring them a better deal in life. After all, the 20th century saw unimagined strides forward in science, medicine and technology and even in attitudes towards women in society.

The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) held its recent Congress in Durban, KwaZulu/Natal on 5 and 6 October 2002. Forty-five delegates, overwhelmingly working class youth representing the four most important provinces, Gauteng, the Western and Eastern Cape and KwaZulu/Natal, attended.

Recruitment to the CWI in Greece (Xekinima) has been rapid in the last few months. This reflects a recovery of the radical mood in Greek society (especially the youth), which began with the general strike and Genoa last year. This was followed by a lull after September 11th, which lasted until spring this year.

The committee for a workers’ international commemorates International Women’s Day 1999 - Monday 8th of March - by calling on all socialists and class fighters to help restore the true significance of this day in the calendar of the workers’ movement.

The magnificent demonstrations on 15 February brought millions onto the streets in well over 600 cities in every country and continent imaginable. In the future this will be seen as a line, which separated two historical periods of time. The first was marked by the euphoric triumphalism of capitalism and imperialism...

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