Anyone who participated in the 300,000 strong demonstration against the
G8 summit in Genoa on 21 July this year will look back on it as an
historic day – a high point. After it, nothing will be quite the same -
in the lives of those who were there, in the anti-capitalist movement or
During the Greek EU summit thousands will join the protests in the city
of Thessaloniki. Nikei De Pooter (a member of Linkse Socialistiche
Partij [LSP]/ Mouvement pour une Alternative Socialiste [MAS], Belgian
affiliate of the Committee for a Workers’ International) is in
Thessaloniki and reports.
Capitalism from a social and economic standpoint has faced in the last
three years one of its greatest crises in its history. This has opened
an era of class struggles and major developments in consciousness in
country after country and on all continents.