James Connolly (1868-1916), the Irish socialist revolutionary, Marxist thinker and working class martyr, has been included amongst ’100 Greatest Britons’ in a BBC online poll, the results of which were published recently.
Four activists from the Karaganda Confederation of Free Trade Unions in Kazakhstan are currently under arrest and are facing serious charges. This is a continuation of the type of repression doled out to worker activists […]
As the Bush administration seems increasingly set on launching a war against Iraq, the opposition of US "allies" and even a section of the American establishment are becoming more vocal.
On September 28 and 29, politicians and corporate representatives in our nation’s capital will again be besieged by tens of thousands of protesters opposing their agenda of war and corporate globalization. What’s happening in DC […]
At least one quarter of the Czech Republic was flooded last week after flash floods. 14 people died because of the disaster (some of them did not leave flooded houses, and one died when a […]
About 300 workers from the Municipal Department of Mechanical Maintenance (DRMM) in Lisbon, who ensure the maintenance of municipal vehicles, have been on an overtime hours (’extraordinary hours’) strike, since last Monday.
WORLD ’LEADERS’ are preparing a global publicity stunt – the World Summit on Environment and Development. From 26 August to 4 September, 65,000 delegates from 174 countries will descend on Johannesburg, South Africa. Security will […]
Tens of thousands of delegates will spend hundreds of millions of dollars junketing at the second UN summit on sustainable development in Johannesburg South Africa, one of the biggest international conferences ever held.