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Barcelona: 300,000 protest against the EU summit

Between 250,000 and 500,000 people took to the streets of Barcelona on Saturday 16 March to reject the Europe of the bosses, whose agents were meeting in the last day of the European Union summit. Read more...

This factory operates under workers control

Neuquén is in the vanguard of the struggle against unemployment. It is a small city with around 200,000 people in the west of the country. The protest against the social crisis has reached a qualitatively higher level there than in the rest of Argentina. At first glance, there was nothing unconventional about the city – except the numerous placards and signs fixed on the lamp posts calling for solidarity with the strike of the ceramic workers at Zanon. Read more...

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...

A lesson in how history repeats itself

Marshall Somerset reviews the film: The Fog of War: 11 lessons from the life of Robert S MacNamara 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...

Kashmir: No to war, yes to self-determination!

The preparations for war between India and Pakistan dramatically confirm our view that the United States’ victory in Afghanistan has not stabilised the world political situation or finally ushered in the long predicted new world order. Read more...