The first three months of 2005 have seen a change in the social and political situation in France. On the one hand, there has been a definite upturn in the class struggle, of which the most visible manifestation has been a series of nationwide strikes and demonstrations. On the other, the campaign for the referendum on the proposed European constitution is gathering speed, with a real possibility of a victory for the “No”.
In late February/early March 2005 the second plenary session of the International Committee, the leading body of the Fourth International between world congresses, was held in Europe. Around 50 members were present, representing about 20 countries.
Is Brazil’s president Lula following the same course as his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez? Francois Ollivier argues that to the contrary there is a strong divergence between the direction of the two leaders.
Pierre Rousset outlines the scope and effects of the CPP assassinations policy.
This article deals with the difficulties of the “governmentalist left” in justifying its positions. The term “left” is used here to designate those sectors which are still guided by a socialist project, at least in their discourse.
After the expulsion in December 2003 of senator Heloísa Helena and the three deputies who had voted against pensions reform, the Workers’ Party (PT) has seen the departure of hundreds of left activists, many of whom founded the Party of Socialism and Liberty (PSoL) in June 2004.
The imperial investiture of George W. Bush was celebrated with corporate-financed balls through the night. Half a world away in Iraq, the empire burned, and bodies from the Indian Ocean tsunami continued to be retrieved from the surf and the muck of shattered villages from Aceh to Sri Lanka to India to Somalia.
Five years after the 2000 World March of Women Against Poverty and Violence, this March 8th, the World March of Women (WMW) is officially launching its Women’s Global Charter for Humanity in Brazil.
This document accompanies the Women’s Global Charter for Humanity. It explains why women of the World March of Women felt the need to draft a new instrument that reflects our feminist vision of the world we want to build.
This third document provides argumentation for the Women’s Global Charter for Humanity.
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