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9-11 – what we think

The terror attacks on New York have ushered in a new era. But why did it happen? Read more...

No to plan Colombia

As the start of this month President Pastrana of Colombia and Manuel Marulanda, leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) agreed to resume 'peace talksi aimed at resolving the decade Read more...

US elections: Nader's challenge fails to impress working class

Ralph Nader’s presidential candidacy was widely regarded as the most serious “left-wing” challenge to the Democratic/Republican duopoly in US politics since Henry Wallace stood for the presidency in 1948. Read more...

Ralph Nader: A weak spirit of Seattle

The race for the White House has begun in earnest, with the self-styled "compassionate conservative" George W Bush accusing his Democratic rival, Al Gore, of stirring up "class warfare". Read more...

US elections: should socialists support Nader?

Ralph Nader is registering five per cent support in the US Presidential elections as the candidate for the Green Party. This is a significant level of support for a third party ticket in the USA. Read more...

The lessons of Seattle

A review of Globalize this! The Battle against the World Trade Organisation Read more...

Masses storm capital to halt austerity drive

On Friday 21 January thousands of indigenous Indians stormed Ecuador’s parliament building in the capital Quito.

A state of emergency was announced on 5 January to try to forestall planned strikes and demonstrations. But the mass of protesters ignored the government’s decree. Sweeping aside the troops guarding the building they occupied the parliamentary chamber and demanded the resignation of the country’s President, Jamil Mahuad. Read more...

US Labor Party: Has socialism a future in the USA?

Against a background of steep decline in the trade unions in the United States, the formation and growth of the US Labor Party is a sign that militancy and class consciousness persist in the vanguard of the working class. Marco Zucci argues that if big business is to get a real fright then a major shake-up of the nature and direction of the fledgling party is needed Read more...

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