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...

cwi The southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre hosted for the second year running the World Social Forum – billed as an alternative to the World Economic Forum, the international gathering of...

Boston’s 2002 May Day rally was called by the local AFL/CIO together with immigrant organisations in support of immigrant rights and legalisation of immigrants. AFL-CIO leader Linda Chavez-Thompson and local immigrant and union leaders spoke. The rally was held in downtown Boston, on Boston Common, and attended by...

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...

cwi 80,000 turned out in Belfast, despite the wind and rain, to support the trade union demonstration against sectarian attacks. This was bigger than any of the previous anti sectarian trade union rallies that...

Argentina’s economic collapse has sparked a colossal movement. Presidents count their terms in days, sometimes hours, as worker and middle-class pressure forces them out.

cwi In response to the sectarian killing of 20 year-old postal worker Daniel McColgan and the sectarian attacks and threats on school students, Socialist Youth has set up School Students United Against...

At a special open meeting to be held Thursday evening, school students from both communities will launch a new campaign to combat sectarianism and to organise a school students strike to mobilise a mass turnout of school students on Fridays trade union rally at City Hall.

The indefinite general strike called by the Nigerian Labour Congress against the recent fuel price hike announced by the Obasanjo regime has been suspended after two days. The reason given by the NLC leadership was that this was because of the High Court ruling declaring the strike illegal (see below). This strike was...

Nigeria has been paralysed by a general strike called by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC, the country’s main trade union federation).

"With five Presidents in less than two weeks, Argentina faces the deepest crisis in its history. The cancellation of elections convened for March and the installation of the Peronist Senator Eduardo Duhalde as the new President will not stabalise the situation.

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