The atrocious attacks on New York’s twin towers were aimed at an iconic
symbol of US wealth and economic domination. Among the thousands of
lives claimed by the suicide attackers were many low-paid cleaners, shop
and office workers, and also undocumented immigrant workers labouring
under the tyranny of neo-liberal...
The Socialist has been forthright in its condemnation of those who
attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. We described their
methods as those of "small groups employing mass terrorism". At the same
time, we have not given any support to George Bush or Tony Blair, who
call for a "war against...
A new world situation has opened up following the terrorist attack on
the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in which the attempt by US
imperialism to decisively change the relationship of world forces to its
own benefit through a ‘war’ against global terrorism threatens to bring
misery and devastation to...
The terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, DC Tuesday
September 11 were a horrific tragedy. Socialist Alternative
sends all those who lost loved ones and friends and all of those injured
its deepest sympathies and condolences.Socialists completely and
absolutely oppose and condemn this brutal,...
Unable to visit Bogota, Colombia’s capital, because it is considered too
dangerous, Clinton was compelled to spend his brief visit in the costal
resort of Cartagena. Protected by 350 US agents and 5,000 Colombian
soldiers, Clinton met with Colombia’s President Pastrana to give
benediction to ’Plan...
THE SECOND round run-off in Peru’s presidential elections illustrates
the desperate need for a mass socialist alternative for the workers,
peasants and downtrodden sections of the middle class and urban poor.
Argentina’s financial crisis is threatening an economic meltdown which
could also sink the economies of South and Central America and have a
catastrophic impact on the world economy. US imperialism and Argentina’s
rulers are attempting to make the working class pay for this crisis. But
these attacks have...