On 23 March, 2005 the student union leaders organized “a quiet demonstration” against cuts and privatization in the higher education system.
“I’m tired of this life. I just want to live quietly and well” was the comment of one pensioner taking part in the protests in Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzia (Kyrgyzstan) last week.
Travelling from Malaysia to Karachi in Pakistan is to go from the ‘Second World’ to the ‘Fourth World’. Malaysia is certainly no showcase for Asian capitalism, as the apologists for the Kuala Lumpur regime argue. […]
Peter Taaffe comenta dos libros recientes que iluminan la historia de Cuba y la situación actual. socialistworld.net
A return to power by Fianna Fáil and the Progressive Democrats at the next election "could not be ruled out", according to Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins.
Threat of co-ordinated strike action by public-sector unions over pensions forces major climbdown.
Debate within the movement
This General Election, perhaps more than ever before, will be fought over by politicians who are a million miles removed from the real lives and problems facing the majority of working people.
The Sri Lankan United Socialist Party (USP) – affiliated to the Committee for a Workers International (cwi) – held its most successful ever congress on 25 – 26 March in Colombo.
In the run-up to the G8 Summit, to be held in July in Gleneagles, it is as important as ever to raise the question: how can the world’s problems be alleviated?