Company unions and harmonious labour-management relations? Japanese
culture is different and Japanese women are obedient? That is not at all
what Japan is about. There are working women with some guts!
Capitalist India - the land of a million festivals - has a unique trick
up its sleeve to turn the most radical of events into a ritual to
perpetuate its feudal status-quo. International Women’s Day symbolises
women’s ongoing fight for emancipation while across the country
thousands of young women are burnt...
Rosa Luxembourg was born on the 5th.March, 1871, in Poland. As a school
student she became politically active and at the age of 16 she joined
the "Revolutionary Party of Poland". After finishing school, she went to
Switzerland and later to Germany in order to escape the danger of
The 8th of March is a very significant date in fighting for a socialist
future. This is the day of international solidarity of working women in
the struggle for their economic, social and political rights.
March 8th around the world is the celebration of International Women’s
Day. For us, this is not just a celebration, it’s more a day of
struggle, of fighting spirit. The struggle to end the oppression of
women is a fight against the capitalist system which means exploitation
for us and making profit for the...
Öcalan’a ve Bütün Siyasi Mültecilere Siginma Hakki! Kürdistan’a Kendi
Kaderini Tayin Hakki! Yasasin Isçilerin Birligi ve Sosyalizm! Kürdistan
Isçi Partisi PKK’nin lideri Abdullah Öcalan’in Türk gizli servisi
tarafindan kaçirilmasi Kürtlerin...
This statement of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI)
mainly deals with those parts of Kurdistan which are currently located
in Turkey. It does not go into the situation in Turkey or other parts of
Kurdistan in depth.
The abduction of the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Ocalan
by Turkish secret services has sparked furious mass protests by Kurds
and more than ever internationalised the Kurdish question. The CWI
stands with the oppressed Kurdish people and supports and campaigns for
their right to self-determination.
The recent announcement by Indonesia’s president, BJ Habibie, that the
people of strife-torn East Timor could "have their freedom" caused a
stir amongst the world’s political commentators. What were the motives?
Was it genuine or, as many speculate, ’designed to fail’?
Against the background of economic catastrophe in Asia, the workers of
South Korea are engaged in a life and death struggle. They have shown
that organised and determined action can force even the most powerful
governments to back down on their attempts to make workers bear the
brunt of the crisis.
The dramatic events of May 1998 in Indonesia have had, and will continue
to have, enormous repercussions in Asia and throughout the world. They
constitute a revolution begun. The removal from power of the longest
ruling despot in Asia by a mass movement in itself was a revolutionary