“It was one of worst jail experiences I had during my 30 year of activism. I was released after 15 days when my detention orders were withdrawn. It was not due to a mercy of the government but our local and international massive solidarity campaign.”
The old dream of Ariel Sharon is becoming a reality: Palestinians are killing Palestinians, and Israel is counting the number of victims with great satisfaction. The tears of Israeli leaders are crocodile tears, and their claims that they are sorry for the tragic developments in Gaza are mere hypocrisy.
In Rome on June 9 two rival demonstrations vied for the attention of the Italian left and social movements - one of the radical left and social movements, the other of the governmental left. It was a watershed for the Left, not least for Rifondazione Comunista, which after its right turn found itself in the wrong camp.
Nearly three weeks after election day, there are still no definitive results for the Philippine elections to the Senate and House of Representatives. This has nothing to do with inefficiency and everything to do with ballot-rigging. The Philippines is one of the most corrupt ‘democracies’ in the world.
A Corriere della Sera journalist charts the passage of Critical Left leaders out of the Party of Comunist Refoundation.
Farooq Tariq, general secretary of the Labour Party Pakistan, has been committed to three months jail in a wave of government repression. They are attempting to isolate him. Solidarity is needed now.
The Philippines of President Gloria Arroya is institutionalizing the export of domestic labour as a key way of gaining foreign currency to fight the economic crisis.
The French presidential election generated lots of debates about the way the anti-neoliberal and anti-capitalist Left should proceed. This article looks at what happened and the viewpoint of the LCR.
Report of the minority in the LCR, given at the meeting of the FI’s International Committee, in February 2007.
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