Protestas de los pensionados se extienden por el país
’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, […]
What are the prospects for Cuba today?
"The grotesque picture of devastation is slowly emerging and haunting us. The real brunt of the tsunami was taken by the eastern part of the island. The principal town, Pottuvil, has seen the worst disaster […]
Айнур Курмано К СТОЛЕТИЮ ПЕРВОЙ РУССКОЙ РЕВОЛЮЦИИ 1905 – 1907 гг. Девятого января 2005 года исполняется сто лет со дня начала первой русской революции 1905 – 1907 годов, овеянной славой и героическим подвигом пролетариата впервые […]
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 […]
Well over 100,000 people turned out on a scorching afternoon in Porto Alegre, Brazil, to participate in a demonstration that marked the opening of the fifth World Social Forum.
Pensioners’ protests sweep the country
The public sector workers turned out in massive numbers last week against the ongoing liberalisation pushed by the Raffarin government and to protest against the meagre wage deal they had been offered.