SOLIDARITY CONDEMNS THE use of terror against civilian populations in all forms and circumstances. Today, that means first and foremost we must condemn the hijacking of civilian aircraft and the horrific bombings that have claimed thousands of lives.
Horror and indignation... There are no other words to describe the violent attacks which have just struck New York and Washington. No cause can ever justify such a monstrous act, aimed at making as many civilian victims as possible.
The assassination of the secretary general of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Abu Ali Mustafa, marks a new escalation in the Israeli government’s policy of repression against the Palestinian people.
The battle of Genoa will go down in social history. It has sent shockwaves through every political sphere; thanks to television, it has penetrated the most modest households in the most distant corners of the planet.
The Australian Left has had a long history of fragmentation. Six months ago, there was an extraordinary breakthrough when nine socialist organisations came together to form the Socialist Alliance.
The refusal of the Australian Prime Minister to allow 450 refugees to land on Christmas Island has sparked off a furor both here and around the world. The refugees, mostly from Afghanistan, had earlier been picked up from their sinking boat in the Indian Ocean by the Norwegian freighter, the Tampa. Inevitably, comparisons have been drawn between the Tampa affair and the case of the St. Louis in 1939.
Programmatic challenges and strategic dilemmas were at the heart of the meeting of the Working Group of the Sao Paulo Forum (SPF), held on August 18-19, 2001 in Montevideo, Uruguay.
The Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) is a strategic project of the United States which seeks to consolidate its domination of the region through new mechanisms of trade penetration, greater control over investment and refined forms of supervision of financial flows.
Why is the economic crisis in Argentina so serious? How can the present and continuing depression be explained? The recession in the economy has persisted for three years, twice the traditional length of cyclical contractions. The fall in investment affects all sectors and the gross domestic product has fallen by 4.3 per cent from the beginning of 1998.
Saturday August 4: The national leadership of the CTA (Argentine Workers’ Federation) has called on state employees, teachers, legal workers, and university professors to stop work for 24 hours to support the piqueteros, who are carrying out the second stage of their plan to block the main road and communication channels in throughout the country.
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