Hong KongThe Korean farmers and workers have made a lasting impression on the population of Hong Kong during the anti-WTO protests of the last week, teaching them new methods of struggle.

"Hong Kong will not go down as the city where the Doha Round died," exclaimed the South China Morning Post (SCMP) with a sigh of relief. Perhaps not, but it wasn’t the place where the round woke out of its coma either.

Hit by corruption scandals and accused of failing to prevent genocidal wars, the United Nations (UN) has little to celebrate on its 60th anniversary.

Hiroshima, 6 August 1945, 8:00 am. The ‘all clear’ sounded, signalling the end of an air raid by US bombers. Workers and school children left their homes, putting out fires, clearing damage and going to work. At 8:45 am a single US bomber flew across the city, dropping an atomic bomb that exploded above the...

The Make Poverty History demo over, the leaders of the counter summit organised a series of meetings and rallies to put forward strategy for the movement. Many of those who attended the meetings were clearly looking for concrete ideas and strategy to take the struggle forward.

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