This week, 150 students walked out of classes at York University in
Toronto to join a world-wide student day of protest against the war in
Iraq. Students marched through various buildings of the university and
through several lecture halls urging more students to join. Information
pickets had been set up in the morning...
The Bush administration suffered a serious blow to its war plans against
Iraq after the Turkish parliament rejected, on Saturday 8 March, a draft
law allowing the deployment of some 62,000 US troops to Turkish bases.
Although the Turkish parliament vote did produce a majority in favour of
the war proposal - of 264 to...
Youth Against the War, the campaign set up by Socialist Youth, the Irish
section of ISR, organised a successful walkout of school students in
North Dublin yesterday. At 12.30 school students walked out of their
school and assembled at the County Council Offices in Swords town centre
to protest at the drive to war on...
The use of Shannon airport in the west of Ireland by the US military has
become a very controversial issue. As part of international and
commercial agreements, Shannon has been used by military powers for more
than forty years. However in the heightened atmosphere surrounding the
war on Iraq, the majority of people in...
The US has mobilised a massive war machine, poised for an invasion of
Iraq. Undoubtedly, the US has the military power to smash Saddam’s
regime. But US imperialism will face major complications, especially in
the aftermath of war.
In Minneapolis the Clerical Workers at the University of Minnesota
organized in AFSCME 3800 have taken a strong anti-war position and have
endorsed the city-wide student walkout that members of Socialist
Alternative (CWI’s affiliate in teh US) are organising.
In an elemental tide of protest against US preparations to attack Iraq,
millions marched against war on 15 February, an estimated 30 million in
600 cities. Big demonstrations took place in the United States, in New
York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and other cities. In Europe
the biggest demonstrations were in...
Iraq has been cruelly burdened with UN imposed sanctions for 14 years.
In a recent article, based on a the forthcoming paper back edition of
his book, ’The New Rulers of the World’ (Independent On Sunday, London,
23 February 2003) the award winning journalist John Pilger investigates