"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
Hugo Chávez, elected president of Venezuela in 1998, heads the most
radical populist government currently in power. Now, after four years,
his regime is at a crossroads as social turmoil and conflict continues.
The unabated communal carnage going on in the State of Gujarat in
particular and the communal tension all over the country in general, is
in a way the logical conclusion of the chauvinistic build up...
The workers and young people of Italy are locked in a mighty battle with
the Berlusconi government. 100,000 marched through the centre of Rome
last Friday, 15 February, in a demonstration organised by the unions of
the base - Cobas, Cub, Rdb and others. This was more than twice the
number expected, once the leaders of...
The 13 December attack on the Indian parliament, alleged to be the work
of the Islamic group, LET backed by the Pakistani military and security
services triggered off the largest military build-up since the 1971 war
between the two nuclear rivals India and Pakistan. This happened firstly
on the dividing Line of Control...