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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.


Some of the more popular pages


The Filipino revolutionary movement

Following the Second World War, the revolutionary process in south east Asia was long dominated by developments in Indonesia and Vietnam. However, after the bloody crushing of the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) in 1965 and a decade later the historic victory (although achieved in very difficult conditions) of the Vietnamese resistance, it was in the Philippines that the continuity of struggle was affirmed with the most constancy.

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Imperialism in the 21st century

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.

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The philosophy of revolution

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.

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