’Lula traitor’, ’Lula your place is in Davos’. These were just some of
the chants on the 3,000 strong protest which greeted Brazilian president
Lula at the fifth World Social Forum (WSF) in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Brazil’s president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was heckled on the stage at
the World Social Forum yesterday by the same international activists who
hailed him as a saviour when he swept to office two years ago. The
left-wing firebrand sat stony-faced on stage as he was booed before
delivering the keynote address at...
Over 70 members and sympathisers of the committee for a workers’
international will be making sure that the ideas of socialism are
brought to the tens of thousands who will attend the meetings and
demonstrations of the World Social Forum (WSF), from 26 - 31 January, in
When most of the world’s mass media is firmly "embedded" into the
thinking of governments and the big business interests that lie behind
them, the publication of a collection of some of the greatest pieces of
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What forms revolutionaries? Maybe they are not so different to everyone
else but are the ones who realise first that something has to be done.
They are the ones who can’t just shrug their shoulders about injustice
and get on with their lives.