With a chant of ’Genoa Libera’ 150,000 youth and young workers marched through the streets of Genova on Saturday. They marched to commemorate the year since the G8 summit which saw a police riot and […]
South Africa: Cosatu call two day general strike as SAMWU’S mass action breathes life into anti-privatisation campaign.
Cosatu’s announcement yesterday that it has lifted the suspension on the anti-privatisation programme and will be calling a two-day general strike on the 1st and 2nd October, is a direct result of the impact of […]
AS 15,000 delegates attended the International Aids Conference in Barcelona, the United Nations estimates that 68 million people could die of the Aids disease by 2020. Special financial appeal to all readers of socialistworld.net Support […]
THE TRIAL of top snooker player Quinten Hann for rape, highlighted all the prejudices, backward attitudes and myths which still surround this issue. Special financial appeal to all readers of socialistworld.net Support building alternative socialist […]
In the Summer of 1975, the Portuguese revolution was developing in such a sharp manner that it became known as the "Verão Quente" (Hot Summer). Special financial appeal to all readers of socialistworld.net Support building […]
FIGHTING BROKE out at last weekend’s annual Orange Order parade at Drumcree. Demonstrators threw missiles at police, resulting in 24 injured as well as two civilians. However, Drumcree is not the issue it was. The […]
THIRTY YEARS ago the ’Watergate’ political scandal rocked US capitalism, exposing the corrupt and reactionary intrigues of the Nixon presidency and its spy agencies. Today, US president George Bush is reactivating the state’s surveillance powers […]