As ex-Communists prepare to merge with ex-Christian Democrats, Rifondazione Comunista opts for a ’Left Party’ based on ’social compromise’ - and a new Critical Left begins its fight.
A thousand participants at the Critical Left assembly in Rome on the 14th and 15 April decided on a “social opposition pact” to the Prodi ’social-liberal’ government. The Critical Left is also opposing the right-turn of the Communist Refoundation Party. The key points, were No to War, No to Bush in Rome, participation in Gay Pride and support for the struggle against environmental devastation.
Gabriel Kolko, historian of the Vietnam war and American imperialism, makes a complete rejection of socialism and Marxism in After Socialism. Phil Hearse finds his critique wanting.
Daniel Tanuro interviews the reknowned climatologist about the extent of climate change and the possible solutions.
A look at the origins, development and perspectives of the Revolutionary Workers’ Party-Mindanao (RPMM).
The conflict in Mindanao has lasted for more than 35 years, as the Muslim Bangsa Moro people have fought for self-determination. To date the conflict has claimed 120,000 lives, many of them civilians.
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