The celebrations by the ruling elite in Venezuela and the White House on
Saturday 14 April following the removal of Hugo Chávez from power by a
military coup were premature. Within a matter of hours the...
Elections to the Verkhovnaya Rada (Ukrainian Parliament) last week have
left workers with little to celebrate. Six parties (The Socialist Party,
the Communist Party, the United Social Democratic Party, the United
Ukraine block, the Our Ukraine block and the Timoshenko block) managed
to gain more than the 4% needed to...
Sharon’s bloody war of reoccupation in the West Bank and Gaza has
destroyed whatever hopes lingered for the ‘peace process’ in the Middle
East. Many working people around the world will now be asking if there
can ever be a lasting solution to the Palestine/Israel question.
"AS THE United States tries to mediate a truce in the Middle East,
Israeli military planners are preparing for a major assault on
Palestinian cities, towns, and refugee camps that would be broader and
The signing of a peace accord between the Israeli government and the PLO
leadership, which promises limited self-government in Gaza and Jericho,
represents an extremely important change in the situation in the Middle
4,000 people, Palestinians and Jews, took part in a demo at A-ram
junction on Wednesday 3 April at the IDF checkpoint at the entrance to
Ramallah. The event, organised by radical women organisations, was meant...
The members of Maavak Sotzialisti, the Israeli section of the CWI, call
and actively campaign for the immediate withdrawal of the Israeli army
from all of the occupied territories in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. We
support unconditionally the Palestinians’ right to self-determination
and an independent state,...
Today the tensions in Antwerp (Belgium) have led to several acts of
violence. Antwerp is a city with a large Jewish community and a large
community of immigrants from North Africa and other Muslim countries. A
Jewish synagogue two streets away from my workplace was attacked with
molotov-cocktails this morning.
Saturday 23 March will be one of the most memorable days in the history
of Italy. Three million people made their way towards the Circus
Maximus, not far from the world-famous Coliseum, at the heart of the
The basis for the return of Berlusconi was created by the complete
failure of the previous government, the ‘Olive Tree’ coalition, composed
of the ex-Communist Party, now ‘rechristened’ as the Democrats of the
Left (DS), and different capitalist parties. This government, which