Malcolm X voiced the rage of millions against poverty, racism, and
police brutality. Evolving from Black Nationalism to anti-capitalism and
towards socialism, he remains an inspiration to all who challenge racist
’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...