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...
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...
"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.
The Socialist Party and its forerunners in Northern Ireland have
consistently campaigned for working class unity and the struggle for
socialism as the only answer to the sectarian division that is part of
every day life. Through patient work in often extremely difficult and
polarised conditions they have built a base in...