In the immediate aftermath of the S11 attacks and Bush’s ’ war against
terror’ there was an increase in attacks by radical Islamic groups in
Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) and the sub-continent as whole, resulting
in the largest military build-up between the two nuclear rivals of
Pakistan and India...
Recruitment to the CWI in Greece (Xekinima) has been rapid in the last
few months. This reflects a recovery of the radical mood in Greek
society (especially the youth), which began with the general strike and
Genoa last year. This was followed by a lull after September 11th, which
lasted until spring this year.
Since the school year began in September we have had weekly meetings at
the University of Toronto (ten in a row). We have been able to attract a
new periphery around us. We have also intervened in anti-war protests in
Toronto and other activities. In the New Year we plan to have weekly
paper sales and book tables on...
No great movements took place since the last World Congress in 1998,
although the number of workers who went on strike and the amount of
striking days multiplied by 5 between 2000 and 2001. But still working
class action is at a minimal level. The main reason for that is an
absolute lack of alternative posed by the...
WORLD ’LEADERS’ are preparing a global publicity stunt - the World
Summit on Environment and Development. From 26 August to 4 September,
65,000 delegates from 174 countries will descend on Johannesburg, South
Africa. Security will be provided by 27,000 police.
Tens of thousands of delegates will spend hundreds of millions of
dollars junketing at the second UN summit on sustainable development in
Johannesburg South Africa, one of the biggest international conferences
MAYDAY 2002 takes place at a time of explosive political, economic and
social events worldwide. In the last few months we have witnessed one
convulsion after another: the attacks on the Twin Towers in New York;
war in Afghanistan; the beginning of a generalised world recession; the
Enron collapse; Sharon’s bloody...