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Drive to war accelerates; Europe: against capital and war; World Social Forum; India: fighting communalism.
France erupts; Italy: Rifondazione turns left; Palestine: Israel’s destructive fury; Argentina: who decides?
bust.com - after the boom; Europe: anti-capitalist conference; Spain: general strike; Latin America on the march.
Asylum or Fortress Europe; 1 year of "war on terrorism"; Asia’s left regroups; Brazil: dangerous bedfellows.
European Social Forum meets; Dossier on the war drive; Imperialism in the 21st century.
European Social Forum; Latin America; Ireland: end of Good Friday.
THE LONG U.S. economic expansion has ended. Whatever the outcome of the current recession, the odds are against a return to the boom conditions of the second half of 1990s. It may indeed be difficult over the medium run to avoid stagnation/slow growth, or even worse.-> read article...
The renewal of interest in the study of imperialism has changed the debate on globalisation, previously centred exclusively on the critique of neo-liberalism and on the new features of globalisation. A concept developed by the main Marxist theorists of the 20th century - which enjoyed a wide diffusion in the 1970s - has again attracted the attention of analysts because of the aggravation of the social crisis of the Third World, the multiplication of armed conflicts and the deadly competition among countries.-> read article...
The Algebra of Revolution: The Dialectic and the Classical Marxist Tradition, by John Rees (London and New York: Routledge, 1998).
For thoughtful activists who are in the process of committing themselves or recommitting themselves to "the long haul" of revolutionary struggle, this is among the most valuable books that have appeared in the last several years. It is valuable for anyone who wants to develop a deeper comprehension of the history and theory of Marxism.-> read article...