On March the 15th a Viennese court made a final ruling in a court case
that extreme anti-abortionists have run against Claudia Sorger, the
spokesperson for women’s affairs of the Socialist Left Party (SLP), the
Austrian section of the CWI.
“The wars are yours – the deaths are ours,” read one placard on a
demonstration in Madrid in the early hours, last Sunday morning. It
summed up the mood of millions throughout Spain just days after the
horrific bombings in Madrid had left 200 dead and 1,400 injured.
The right wing New Democracy (ND) party won last week’s general
elections in Greece, defeating the ruling social democratic PASOK party.
However, this does not represent a defeat of ‘socialism’ as much of the
international media have stated. Rather it is a massive rejection by
working people of the...