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Marxism; Social crisis; Ecuador; Philippines
Portugal, China, Cuba, Kashmir, Pakistan, Indonesia, Turkey, Burma, Philippines, Economy
Mexican women’s lives — their work, their family life, their educational opportunities, the health care they can expect, their social standing, and political participation — have changed over the hundred years since the Mexican Revolution. The country has gone from being overwhelmingly rural to mainly urban; between 1930 and 2000 average life expectancy rose from 34 to 75 years; the conditions in which women do housework and care for children and the sick — still almost exclusively their responsibility — have changed enormously: the majority have running water, gas for cooking, indoor toilets, and homes with flooring.-> read article...
Climate change/16th World Congress
The Sixteenth World Congress of the Fourth International adopted this resolution on Capitalist Climate Change and 0ur Tasks with 97% of the delegates in favour and 3% abstaining. The adoption of this resolution followed discussion of a lengthy report on climate change approved in February 2009 by the International Committee, and the adoption at the previous World Congress in 2003 of a resolution on Ecology and socalism.-> read article...
Solidarity with the student protests
The Moroccan public university and school systems are undergoing a sustained attack on the right of the Moroccan common people to a public, good and free education. This attack is shaped by a document called “National Charter for Education and Training” which was approved by the Moroccan State in 1999 by order of the World Bank and endorsed by the Parliament of the King in March 2000.-> read article...