“Femicide” is the new word in Latin America. A new word for an old crisis. It refers to an epidemic of rapes and murders of women in the region that for years have gone unsolved and unpunished.
More than 550 young participants met at the youth camp this year near the Umbrian town of Perugia in the largest FI youth camp since 1995. This was thanks to an impressive mobilisation by the youth of Sinistra Critica in Italy who brought 230 Italians to the camp.
As a unique source of analysis during the crisis in Lebanon, the readership of InternationalViewpoint.org has swelled over the summer, forcing further development in the technology that underpins the site. We urgently need small and large donations to meet the growing demand.
Neither Lula, nor Alckmin! Heloísa Helena President! - We reproduce here the Manifesto of the Left Front, founded at the appeal of the PSOL, PSTU and PCB.
The Swedish election resulted in change of power. For the first time in 30 years Sweden will have a right majority-government. But the election victory for the conservative alliance was a narrow one.
Alain Krivine, one of the best-known leaders of the Fourth International, is about to publish his political memoirs, covering 50 years of political activism. He began his political life as a young Communist militant. It was in that capacity that he was sent to the World Youth Conference in Moscow in 1957, where he met with representatives of the Algerian FLN. This meeting was to be the turning point in his political life.
If one had still doubts about the pathetic failure of the Israeli military offensive in Lebanon, the decision of the Prime Minister put the things straight: 33 days of colossal use of military force didn’t bring any substantial result, except massive destruction and horrible massacres.
Socialist Resistance in Britain has recently published a new book of writings by Cuban writer Celia Hart. John Lister says that the book represents the revival of a more critical tradition in Cuban communism.
Resolution 1701 of August 11, 2006 was adopted after several weeks of stonewalling by Washington to allow Israel time to pursue its aggression. Its iniquity is blatant inasmuch as it fails to condemn Israel’s criminal aggression, mentioning only “Hezbollah’s attack on Israel” and the “hostilities in Lebanon and in Israel” (sic).
Reproductive rights are under harsh attack in the United States
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