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Rifts revealed at third World Social Forum

Colourful banners, giant puppets, drummers, samba bands, dancers and songs on the streets of Brazil. No, not Carnival in Rio but the third World Social Forum (WSF) in Porto Alegre last month. Read more...

‘We have to get rid of them all!’

An interview conducted with a militant from the PTS in Argentina who visited Europe on a speakers tour after the revolutionary days of 2002. Read more...

From rebellion to revolution

The “revolutionary days” of December 2001 represent the culmination of over two years of economic, social and political crisis in Argentina. Beginning in the wake of the “Asian crash” in 1997 the country has experienced mounting waves of class struggle, blockades of roads by the unemployed (piquetaros), eight general strikes, local uprisings, plus significant gains for the left in the November 2001 elections. Read more...

Porque dizemos ‘Vota em Lula’

A Liga pela Quinta Internacional não vê Lula enquanto um socialista, mas os trabalhadores e camponeses devem votar em Lula com o fim de por em prática as suas exigências, expondo-o a uma pressão vinda de baixo. Read more...

The Brazilian left and the Lula phenomenon

What the Brazilian left says about the Lula phenomenon Read more...

Why we say vote Lula

The League for the Fifth International does not think that Lula is a socialist, but workers and peasants should vote for him in order to force through their demands and expose him to pressure from below Read more...

US Longshoremen locked out by bosses

The "war on terrorism" is used as a pretext to attack west coast dock workers, writes Lesley Day Read more...

Argentina: on the road to revolution

The pro-IMF hunger administration of President Fernando de la Rua has fallen only one day after imposing a state of emergency. Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets across Argentina, outraged by de la Rua’s declaration that their democratic right to protest had been suspended. Read more...

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