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.
As the leaders of the G8 imperialist powers begun to assemble in
Gleneagles, Scotland, where hotel room rental runs to £685 per night,
millions of people around the world took to the streets on
demonstrations and attended concerts to demand action to end the human
suffering and misery that affects two thirds of...