“Huge opportunities, very great dangers!” That’s how one of President Chavez’ closest advisers summed up the current situation facing Venezuela’s Bolivarian revolution. Haiman el Troudi was addressing a seminar organised by the Fourth International in Caracas in August, to discuss the challenge of socialism in the 21st century, both in Venezuela and in the rest of the region.
With the George W. Bush presidency limping into its final sixteen months and a line of rats led by torture boy Alberto Gonzales and dirty trickmeister Karl Rove jumping ship, several questions come to mind.
We do not expect any change from the elections in Morocco on September 7, 2007. Change in Morocco will come through the popular struggles of the oppressed and exploited.
A letter from Respect MP George Galloway to the organisation’s national council has triggered a thorough-going discussion in the party. The article below, published shortly before Galloway’s letter became public, outlines Socialist Resistance’s proposals for solving the crisis in Respect.
This is an edited version of the main document discussed at the recent annual general meeting of Socialist Resistance in Britain. The document explains why Socialist Resistance is changing its political programme, perspectives and public profile towards being an anti-capitalist, ecosocialist organisation.
We are defending our culture in its diverse aspects: our cosmic vision, social organization, our rituals and agricultural know-how, medicine, music, language, and many others. We do not claim that our culture is superior to others. We are struggling to stop it from being considered inferior. We want to be respected as equals.
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