The declarations by the president of the Brazilian Labour Party (PTB), Roberto Jefferson, have provoked the biggest scandal the Brazilian Congress has seen since the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Budget, in 1992.
Final two parts of the EZLN’s 6th Declaration of the Selva Lacandona, in which they explain their new policy of outreach and alliances, to help refound the Mexican and international Left "from below."
During this round of EU-debate in Denmark, the left wing has had a clear and distinct presence - with a marked internationalist perspective. The past six months has been characterised by the appearance of a range of clearly left wing initiatives.
In this interview Gilbert Achcar discusses whether China will achieve the kind of global superpower status that would enable it to challenge the United States.
Gilbert Achcar presents articles from the Arab press which give a startlingly different account of what is happening in Iraq to that of the mainstream Western media.
Here we publish parts 3 and 4 of the EZLN Declaration, adopted by a big majority at their recent "consulta".
Here we publish parts 1 and 2 of the EZLN Declaration, adopted by a big majority at their recent "consulta". The EZLN proposals are less dramatic than some expected. They maintain their "offensive ceasefire", and promise to pursue a much more proactive policy of alliances with the rest of the left, and all those fighting neoliberalism.
In Mindanao, our comrades of the Revolutionary Workers’ Party of Mindanao (RPM-M) are engaged in peace talks with the government. They are building relations of solidarity between the ‘three peoples’ of the island. This report was written following a recent visit to Mindanao.
The first round of Bolivia’s second gas war has concluded with the resignation of President Carlos Mesa and the promise of new elections. For the moment the mobilisations have been called off. There is everything still to play for.
The outcome of the Dutch referendum on the European constitution is a clear stand against the neo-liberal project. It is not a vote against Europe, European co-operation, integration or union, but rather a vote against the neo-liberal Europe that this constitution was an attempt to set in stone. This does not mean that the vote was unambiguously left wing or progressive.
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